A trade war could spark a search for safe haven currencies, pushing up the value of the Japanese yen and sending the Australian dollar lower. Photo: Bloomberg
Neal Kimberley
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Macroscope by Neal Kimberley

In Trump’s ‘trade war’, the Australian and Japanese currencies are set to become collateral damage

If the few opening salvoes between Washington and Beijing turn into a China-US trade war, watch for volatility in the Australian dollar and Japanese yen

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A trade war could spark a search for safe haven currencies, pushing up the value of the Japanese yen and sending the Australian dollar lower. Photo: Bloomberg
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