US President-elect Joe Biden speaks during a campaign rally for Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock, then Democratic candidates for the US Senate, on January 4 in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo: AFP US President-elect Joe Biden speaks during a campaign rally for Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock, then Democratic candidates for the US Senate, on January 4 in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo: AFP
US President-elect Joe Biden speaks during a campaign rally for Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock, then Democratic candidates for the US Senate, on January 4 in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo: AFP
Neal Kimberley
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US-China trade war: expect Biden to change tactics towards Beijing, but not the goals

  • It is clear Biden feels there is unfinished business from the Obama years that was not covered in Trump’s tariff-dominated approach to trade talks with China, and Beijing should not expect an end to tariffs any time soon

US President-elect Joe Biden speaks during a campaign rally for Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock, then Democratic candidates for the US Senate, on January 4 in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo: AFP US President-elect Joe Biden speaks during a campaign rally for Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock, then Democratic candidates for the US Senate, on January 4 in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo: AFP
US President-elect Joe Biden speaks during a campaign rally for Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock, then Democratic candidates for the US Senate, on January 4 in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo: AFP
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Neal Kimberley

Neal Kimberley

UK-based Neal Kimberley has been active in the financial markets since 1985. Having worked in sales and trading in the dealing rooms of major banks in London for many years, he moved to ThomsonReuters in 2009 to provide market analysis. He has been contributing to the Post since 2015 and writes about macroeconomics from a market perspective, with a particular emphasis on currencies and interest rates.