Rallies and recoveries – Weekly market update by St. James’s Place Wealth Management

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Global stock markets in the final months of 2013 look set to continue to move to expectations of central bank policies as further signs of recovery emerge across the advanced economies. Last week brought no let-up in this dance between leading central banks and equity markets. The developed economies are recording growth in varying degrees of strength – with the UK and US ahead of the eurozone and Japan – while their central banks continue to look to assist these steps of recovery. And, despite lingering concerns over valuations, there is an air of optimism around the world’s equity markets.