Stories we should be thinking about
Here are a few finance and related stories to be thinking about ahead of the new working week...
Well the G2 leaders appear to have got along ok…
I enjoyed this piece (link here http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2017/04/09/xi-and-trump-long-on-atmospherics-and-short-on-specifics-but-yes-we-can/ ) on the workable tone of the meeting (which actually was no great surprise to me…there are bigger fish to fry / issues to work out in due course):
‘At Mar-a-Lago, both presidents re-dedicated their countries to a pragmatic and productive bilateral relationship in the vein of their predecessors, grasping in the process, too, the immense symbolism of the occasion and the overriding importance of the bilateral relationship in regional and global affairs.
To Trump’s credit, he appears to have come to grips with the reality that the US–China relationship is the most important bilateral relationship in the world, bar none’
For example the below needs to be addressed re ‘free and fair trade’:
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