A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. With every tit-for-tat move of the US-China trade stand-off, market reactions follow a familiar path. Photo: AFP
Hannah Anderson
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Hannah Anderson

Aimed at China, Donald Trump’s trade war shots keep businesses and investors on their toes

  • Whatever the intended impact of the latest tariff threat and designation of China as a currency manipulator, the US moves are sure to disrupt the global economy and inflict pain beyond their initial target. Under such conditions, market volatility is a given

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A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. With every tit-for-tat move of the US-China trade stand-off, market reactions follow a familiar path. Photo: AFP
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