A worker takes a break outside a construction site in Beijing. The US-China trade war is likely to extend into the new year. The potential for further damage should help deter the countries from taking their threats too far. But the uncertainty from the trade tension may lead the world’s business community to consider restructuring global supply chains. Photo: AP
Tai Hui
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Tai Hui

In 2018, cash outperformed most other asset classes. Will 2019 be different?

  • Tai Hui says a survey of the regional outlooks shows economic fundamentals remain stable going into a new year, though risks will persist
  • As has been the case this year, the complex mix of geopolitical tension and economic challenges specific to the region will keep investors on their toes

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A worker takes a break outside a construction site in Beijing. The US-China trade war is likely to extend into the new year. The potential for further damage should help deter the countries from taking their threats too far. But the uncertainty from the trade tension may lead the world’s business community to consider restructuring global supply chains. Photo: AP
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