Stormy waters: Investors 'watching China-Taiwan tensions closely'

Military intervention 'unlikely' in short term

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Reportedly Chinese military planes entered Taiwan’s air defence zone.
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Reportedly Chinese military planes entered Taiwan’s air defence zone.

Investors are keeping a close eye on the situation between China and Taiwan, with one industry commentator stating that a Chinese invasion of the island “would be devastating for the global economy”.

Although in the near-term the risk of war remains unlikely, in the medium term it is a different story. Tensions between both governments continue to rise as China escalates its military posturing...

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