Global markets fall as China prepares to hit back at US in trade war
June 17, 2019

Dow Jones slumps after Beijing signals readiness to restrict exports of rare-earth elements

Financial markets around the world have sold off sharply after Beijing signalled a readiness to strike back at Washington in their escalating trade war by restricting exports Continue reading

Trump’s trade war with China and Europe will hit global growth  IMF
October 13, 2018

UKs outlook for 2019 stays at 1.5% but previous forecast for 1.3% this year cut to 1.1%

Donald Trumps trade war with China and Europe is forecast to hit global growth this year and reverberate through 2019, the International Monetary Continue reading

Trump hits China with $200bn of new tariffs as trade war escalates
October 10, 2018

President imposes import tariffs that will affect US consumers as he criticises unfair practices

Donald Trump has intensified his trade war with China by imposing new tariffs of $200bn on Chinese goods arriving in the US from next week.

The Continue reading