US President Donald Trump greets the audience at a “make America great again” rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin, on April 27. Photo: Reuters
Tai Hui
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Tai Hui

As Donald Trump, Boris Johnson and other populists loosen the purse strings, what about the economy?

  • Politicians promising to spend more or cut taxes to woo voters give central banks little wiggle room if the economy overheats
  • Investors will have to work hard to seek income in high-yield bonds, high-dividend equity or alternative assets

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US President Donald Trump greets the audience at a “make America great again” rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin, on April 27. Photo: Reuters
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