Markets Tumble As Trump Ponders More Tariff ActionAug 31, 2018 - By RSA HQ
The markets took a turn to the downside yesterday after US President Donald Trump advised that he could look to implement further tariffs up to $200 bio on Chinese imports as early as next week.
Dollar Gains as Further Tariffs Are ImplementedAug 24, 2018 - By RSA HQ
The latest round of tariff implementation came and went with the US implementing the promised $16 bio worth on Chinese imports and the Chinese responding in kind.
Trump Comments Hit the Market ………Again!Jul 23, 2018 - By RSA HQ
Markets once again moved in line with Geo-Political influences and more specifically President Trump comments on Friday as he accused China and the European Union of currency manipulation and then threatened tariffs on all Chinese goods.
Geo Politics Set to Dominate Market Moves Early this WeekJul 2, 2018 - By RSA HQ
We saw another rally in the equity markets on Friday with the European sector leading the way as the EU managed to come to an agreement on immigration policy.
US-China Trade War Fears HeightenJun 18, 2018 - By RSA HQ
The on again off again possible global trade war is looking to be back on again as the US and China announced tariffs on each other’s imports.
Trade Concerns Continue to Dominate Market SentimentMay 21, 2018 - By RSA HQ
We are set to see equity markets open strongly in Asia this morning after the US and China came to an agreement which has essentially ‘put the Trade War on hold’ according to US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. The US has agreed to hold off putting tariffs on Chinese goods for now and China has agreed to buy significantly more goods from the US, which will of course assist in reducing the US’s trade deficit. Although this solution does appear to be a step in the right direction from the markets point of view, investors will need to see proof that the practical aspect of the agreement (i.e. Chinese purchasing of US good increasing) is working, before concerns about global growth recede significantly.