Equities, bonds rebound after trade war spat

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By Rashmi Kumar
21 Jun 2018

Equity markets in Asia went into a tailspin on Tuesday after trade tensions between the US and China ratcheted up. While the region’s bourses found some support in the following days, more disruption is probably on the way. Rashmi Kumar reports.

Things kicked off on June 15 when US president Donald Trump imposed a 25% tariff on $50bn of Chinese goods. China quickly retaliated with its own tariff plans on US goods. Trump then upped the ante on Monday by instructing his trade representative to draw up a list ...

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