At the end of the day, predicting stock market moves over the short-to-medium term is extraordinarily hard. Photo: AFP
David Ogilvie
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by David Ogilvie

Time and again, stock markets reward investors unfazed by their wild swings

  • With uncertainty at a record high amid the ongoing US-China trade war, it’s worth remembering that analyses of market performances consistently show the need to stay invested throughout the highs and lows

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At the end of the day, predicting stock market moves over the short-to-medium term is extraordinarily hard. Photo: AFP
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The Huawei stand at the Mobile Expo in Bangkok on May 31. The US has had mixed results in getting partner countries to blacklist Huawei, as this would leave them without the 5G technology the Chinese company offers. Photo: Reuters
Aidan Yao
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Aidan Yao

Trade war? No, the US and China are vying for technological supremacy, and the markets are catching on

  • The US implemented tariffs because it sees China as its long-term rival for technological supremacy. This not only means ongoing restrictions on companies like Huawei, but a stark global realignment

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The Huawei stand at the Mobile Expo in Bangkok on May 31. The US has had mixed results in getting partner countries to blacklist Huawei, as this would leave them without the 5G technology the Chinese company offers. Photo: Reuters
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