Our Economy and the World Issue 363


This week’s issue of “Our Economy and the World” includes:

Key Global and Regional Developments over the Past Week

  • Reuters: US business activity cools in April; inflation measures mixed
  • Reuters: Russian ministry sees 2024 GDP at 2.8%, but with higher inflation, weaker rouble
  • Reuters: Euro zone business in services-led bounce in April, PMI survey shows
  • Bloomberg: German Business Outlook Hits One-Year High as Economy Heals

Special Analysis 

  • IMF: World Economic Outlook April 2024 – Global recovery is steady but slow and differs by region

Developments in Financial and Commodity Markets in the Past Week

  • Reuters: Shares jump on tech boost; fragile yen on intervention watch
  • CNBC: U.S. oil pulls back below $83 as more crude shipments arrive after delays due to Red Sea disruption