us china tradewar

The trade war theme which has dominated the markets over 2018, taking another turn for the worse over the weekend. The market had been hopeful of some moderation in the conflict between the US and China following a positive meeting between Trump and EC President Juncker two weeks ago, which saw the two sides announcing they would work together t...

2018-08-06 James Harte Read more
USD Rally Continues As Q2 Outlook Picks Up

As we’ve seen across most of the developed countries, US Q1 economic releases highlighted some weakness in performance. A combination of an aggressive protectionist skew in president Trump’s policies along with volatility in financial markets, weighed on USD over the first three trading months of the year. However the USD rally continues as Q2 o...

2018-05-11 James Harte Read more
US China Trade War

Global risk sentiment remains on shaky ground this week as the US China trade war continues to intensify. Following the US President’s announcement of import tariffs and investment restrictions for China worth around $60 billion, Beijing responded this week by announcing its own 25% import tariffs on US goods worth around $50 billion, including ...

2018-04-13 James Harte Read more