April Gold News 2022
Slight drop for Eurozone inflation - but rate rises still expected
CAC40 falls as Le Pen polls ahead of Macron for first time
US Treasury stops Russia bond payments via American banks
The United States Treasury has blocked access for the Russian government to use US banks for bond payments, forcing Russia to either pay in dollars from its own reserves or to default.
Defaulting would anger investors who have previously dealt with Russia, and would further damage their already-deteriorating reputation globally.