13 APRIL 1929, Page 46

Financial Notes

INIrgRTMENT STOCKS 'STRONG. FOR the fairly general i-,ardening of prices in the Stock Markets during the past week aillmprovernent in the money position must be held mainly respotisible. It*ititoe'early yet to judge whether there has been real improvement in the position m New York, big," at all events, money rates at that centre have eased and the situation here has been slightly improved throbgh the =gaining of gold by the Bank of England. Gilt- edged securities have been prominently firm during the week, but most markets _have presented a rather more cheerful appearance.