Trump's tariff on Asian bond markets

Escalating global trade tensions stop a tentative rally in its tracks, overpowering the positive impact of declining issuance and rebounding Treasuries.

Trump's tariff on Asian bond markets

US President Donald Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on a wide range of his country’s trading partners has put renewed pressure on Asia’s G3 bond markets just as they were starting to regain their footing after a difficult few months.

The abrupt change of investor sentiment, which came on May 29 after Trump announced a 25% tariff on $50 billion of Chinese goods, meant the month's activity ended with a nasty sting in its tail....

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