BVTV: Tariffs, trade wars and economic shockwaves

Nicolo Carpaneda   12/03/2018   Comments Off on BVTV: Tariffs, trade wars and economic shockwaves

President Trump has sent shockwaves through the global business community with his decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium imports to the US. Will this protectionist move prove to be the catalyst for an eventual downturn in global economic growth, and what are the implications for equity and bond markets? Randeep Somel, deputy fund manager in M&G’s equities team, joined me this morning to discuss.

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The value of investments will fluctuate, which will cause prices to fall as well as rise and you may not get back the original amount you invested. Past performance is not a guide to future performance.


About the author, Nicolo Carpaneda

Years in the bond markets:
Specialist subjects:
Macro economics and corporate bonds
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