A man appears dejected at a stock exchange in Xingtai, in north China’s Hebei province, on June 19. Chinese stocks have had a rough run over the past two weeks, amid the US-China trade tensions. Photo: Xinhua
Anthony Rowley
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Anthony Rowley

How Donald Trump and his trade wars could turn the global asset bubble into a weapon of mass destruction

Anthony Rowley says the surge in the value of global trade is underpinned by buoyant financial markets. However, all this could be wiped out by a crisis of confidence triggered by the US president’s trade disputes

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A man appears dejected at a stock exchange in Xingtai, in north China’s Hebei province, on June 19. Chinese stocks have had a rough run over the past two weeks, amid the US-China trade tensions. Photo: Xinhua
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