Archive for June, 2018

Tariffs and trade wars

Written by multiforte on . Posted in News

Tariff announcements from the US and tit-for-tat retaliations from China have dominated the headlines for quite a few weeks.

While the evidence suggests that geopolitical events have no lasting negative impact on global financial markets, it is still worth understanding the nature of these events and keeping an eye on them.

This note takes a look at tariffs and trade wars, discusses the current state of play, and considers the views of key economists on how the recent developments could play out.