US equities reach new highs despite persistent global economic angst

Global equity markets rose in April as easier global financial conditions, signs that China’s slowdown may be bottoming, and better-than-expected US economic data and first-quarter earnings helped buoy risk appetite. However, uncertainty persists over the status of the global economy.

Join Philip Lawlor, managing director of Global Market Research at FTSE Russell, to hear about market performance in April.

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