• Equities Surge on China’s Trade Comments

    Risk sentiment received a boost late in the week in response to a surprise announcement from China regarding the ongoing trade war between itself and the US. Gao Feng, a spokesman from the Chinese Ministry of Commerce told reporters “We firmly reject an escalation of the trade war, and are willing to negotiate and collaborate […]

  • China Warns US Over Trade Deal Impact of Hong Kong Interference

    Rising tensions in Hong Kong are not only creating tensions between the autonomous state and China, but are now threatening to impact relations between the US and China. When questioned last week on how the situation in Hong Kong might impact any potential trade deal, President Trump told reporters “I think it’s a very hard […]