French President Emmanuel Macron and US President Donald Trump attend a press conference at the White House in Washington on April 24. The seemingly warm relationship between the two leaders is in stark contrast to the differences between the US and Europe on a range of policy issues, particularly trade. Photo: Xinhua
Nicholas Spiro
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Macroscope by Nicholas Spiro

Trump-Macron bromance masks the danger a trade war poses to euro-zone economy

Nicholas Spiro says tensions between the US and the European Union over tariffs have affected business and investor confidence, with allocation to euro-zone equities slumping

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French President Emmanuel Macron and US President Donald Trump attend a press conference at the White House in Washington on April 24. The seemingly warm relationship between the two leaders is in stark contrast to the differences between the US and Europe on a range of policy issues, particularly trade. Photo: Xinhua
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