Many observers have noticed that the timing of US President Donald Trump’s optimism about a trade deal with China has coincided with worrying developments for him at home. Photo: AP
Nicholas Spiro
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Nicholas Spiro

Donald Trump’s sudden eagerness for a trade deal has lifted Chinese markets

  • More than Beijing’s stimulus measures or a dovish Fed, it has been the US president’s need for a political win that has spurred a rally in China’s stock markets. This, however, may not last

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Many observers have noticed that the timing of US President Donald Trump’s optimism about a trade deal with China has coincided with worrying developments for him at home. Photo: AP
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