Today we are taking a look at:

  • Marginal increase in bond yields, liquidity was thin and range traded was tight over the day ahead of S&P review
  • Focus this week on Fridays NFP data
  • Despite a stronger dollar, the gold price has managed to rise above $1300/oz; Brent sharply lower due to speculation that OPEC and Russia will raise production
  • UK GDP slows down in Q1; US durable goods orders slump in April

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