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Market Week - Consumer spending in focus

Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson - Investment Director

In this week’s market update: all eyes are on consumer spending as economies re-open; the banks kick-start the first quarter earnings season; and Chinese shares show it can be better to travel than to arrive.

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