International Economic Week in Review: The Trend of Positive Global News Continues

     Starting in the 4Q16, survey data released by Markit saw a pronounced improvement in sentiment.  This was accompanied by the UK’s surprising post-Brexit growth, Canada’s continued exit from its shallow recession, stronger 4Q16 Chinese numbers and nuanced but noticeable improvement in numbers from Japan.  The IMF acknowledges these improving numbers in their latest global economic forecasts.       At the highest level, Y/Y GDP for some of the largest economic regions has been moderate but consistent:

Source: XE news feed
International Economic Week in Review: The Trend of Positive Global News Continues