A trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on September 16. Photo: AFP A trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on September 16. Photo: AFP
A trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on September 16. Photo: AFP
Kerry Craig
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Kerry Craig

Markets lifted by US-China trade and Brexit breakthroughs but deep economic risks remain

  • Receding political risks look likely to keep market spirits up for the rest of 2019 but be warned: global growth continues to slow and corporate investment remains weak while the props for growth – reforms, tax cuts, fiscal spending – look shaky

A trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on September 16. Photo: AFP A trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on September 16. Photo: AFP
A trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on September 16. Photo: AFP
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