Global Stocks Hit Record Highs On Strong Economic Data

Global stocks are at record highs after strong U.S. and Chinese economic data bolstered expectations of a solid global economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Government stimulus, a string of strong corporate earnings and signs of economic recovery in countries ahead in COVID-19 vaccinations have helped push stock markets around the world to new highs.

MSCI’s broadest gauge of world stocks edged higher in European trading Friday, up 0.2% to a record high. Europe’s top indexes all opened higher, led by Britain’s FTSE 100, up 0.5% and passing 7,000 points for the first time since February 2020.

U.S. stock futures pointed to a mixed open on Wall Street, with the S&P 500 up 0.1% and NASDAQ futures down 0.1%

Asian markets tracked a path similar to Europe’s. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.5%, with Shanghai shares adding 0.8% and Japan’s Nikkei up 0.1%.

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FTSE 100 rises above 7,000 for first time in over a year

The FTSE 100 rose above 7,000 this morning for the first time since the end of last February, shortly after the pandemic triggered sharp falls in global stock markets.

The index rose for the fourth session in a row, adding another 46.02 points, or 0.7 per cent, to reach 7,029.52. It was led higher once again by its travel, banking and mining companies, which have been revitalised over winter in anticipation of a sharp bounceback in the global economy.

IAG, the British Airways owner, rose 5½p, or 2.6 per cent, to 212¼p; the high street bank Barclays rose 4½, or 2.5 per cent, to 189¼p; and the Russian steelmaker Evraz gained 12p, or 2.0 per cent, to 626p.

Ivan Sedgwick, investment director at the boutique finance house LGB & Co, said: “With the FTSE’s big weighting in resource stocks and financials, and its exposure to old economy companies, it isn’t … Read more

Gravity: Levelling Up the Leisure Experience and Entertainment

 Indoor activities and theme parks industry has been mushrooming rapidly over the past decade – playing games and bouncing around the trampoline is not only a fun experience for kids and adults but it also plays a significant role in boosting health and Fitness.

The growing awareness of physical health and relieving stress has led to the opening of various indoor trampoline areas in multiple gyms today. As per study, few minutes of jumping on trampoline will be more effective compared to a half-hour of running.

Simon Whicker, Harvey Jenkinson, and Michael Harrison founded Gravity with an aim to deliver the exhilarating experiences of fun activities for kids and a stress busting environment for adults.

In the following interview with Insights Success, the founders share their story of continuous success and their views about the future of the market they are associated to.

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TrionTotte: Delivering Quality Sports and Nutrition Essentials

The need for essential and quality products in the sports industry is rising. The team of TrionTotte has many different sections of products which include Sports Nutrition, Physiotherapy, Training and Accessories. Nutrition is one of the key components for sportspersons and TrionTotte has almost everything a sportsperson need.

From Energy, Protein, Hydration and Vitamins & Minerals, the TrionTotte team has got us covered. The TrionTotte team has many types of helpful equipment under the Physiotherapy section such as Tapes, Massagers, Acupuncture, Sleeves and Straps and Bandages and Dressing. Such equipment is very helpful for sports persons. Under their training section TrionTotte has Resistance Training and Technical Equipment.

The team at TrionTotte thinks from the standpoint of the user and customer satisfaction is its main focus. Its products and services have won TrionTotte many partners who are delighted to be working with them.

TrionTotte works directly with sports clubs, professional players, … Read more