Friday 30th April 2021
It’s been a choppy session for US stocks, even though the news on the economy was largely positive and earnings results have been strong. Still, equities generally pushed higher, with the S&P500 getting over the 42,000 level. Commodities have also been rising sharply, with copper breaking $10,000 momentarily. NAB’s David de Garis talks about how supply chain issues are pushing prices higher, particularly the supply of chips which is slowing car production in the US AND Japan. Commodities generally are impacting the prices paid for producers the world over. The big questions is, how long will this go on for?