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The Guardian (October 1)

2018/ 10/ 03 by jd in Global News

“British manufacturers are pulling back sharply on investment plans due to mounting uncertainty over Brexit and growing fears of a global trade war,” with only a third of firms planning to “to increase their investment in plant and machinery – a record low.”

 

Reuters (July 29)

2018/ 07/ 30 by jd in Global News

“The Bank of Japan meets on Tuesday and might be doing some ‘jinarashi’ i.e. preparing markets for some changes to its unique, ultra-loose monetary policy.” With five years of mixed results, as well as “a global trade war now threatening trouble for its big exporters and zero interest rates hurting its banks, the BOJ seems to have recognized that something needs to give.”

 

Wall Street Journal (July 26)

2018/ 07/ 27 by jd in Global News

“The Trump administration is on the verge of launching a global trade war, the magnitude of which the world hasn’t seen in a century….If all the threatened Trump tariffs take effect, and the targeted countries respond with the expected retaliatory tariffs on American exports, everyone will lose.”

 

Reuters (June 21)

2018/ 06/ 23 by jd in Global News

“An increasingly shrill exchange of words between the United States and China that is threatening to trigger a global trade war has claimed another victim—- Germany’s auto sector.”

 

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