The United States: In the housing market, asking and sale prices are at record highs for this time of the year.
China: Stocks jumped after China’s sovereign fund promised to buy more equity ETFs. Beijing’s stock market bailout is in full swing.
The United Kingdom: London’s IPO activity has weakened over the past two years as more British companies decided to list in New York or elsewhere in Europe.
Equities: In a historical context, the current bull market has shown relatively modest strength.
Cryptocurrency: Crypto funds saw large inflows last week led by newly listed US spot-BTC products.
Credit: A declining number of banks are imposing stricter standards on business loans, yet demand continues to be weak.
Commodities: Physical gold deliveries have trended lower in recent years, possibly because investors and governments have chosen to hoard gold as geopolitical risks increased.
Food for Thought: Expanded seabed claims:
Edited by William Villacis
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