“Forget Buenos Aires,” said Alicia Garcia-Herrero, Natixis’ chief economist for the Asia Pacific region. She said Japan will gain in the short term due to tariffs but the broader picture, however, is quite complicated.
Markets are skittish, prone to starting at shadows or gorging themselves on rumours. Is China’s ‘counter-cyclical bounce’ just the latest piece of scuttlebutt to affect the currency or is the writing on the wall?
If traditional industries are the ground troops in the looming conflict, cross-border e-commerce platform Youkeshu is China’s militia. Its CFO talks trade warfare, hedging strategy and bank relationships.