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In May, risks of a trade shock sharply rose following US President Donald Trump's increasingly aggressive rhetoric towards China.
In the first half of 2019, the uncertainty surrounding Federal Reserve policy and US-China trade negotiations affected the outlook for all asset classes including global small-cap stocks.
Concerns amid continues tensions
'Markets will need to get used to this'
Can British companies still prosper after Brexit?
Experts fear 'tit-for-tat tariffs' could spark financial slump
Headwinds expected into Q2
Brexit and currency weakness key factors
Volatile GDP and government shutdown dominating US
The key talking points of last year
Levies suspended - but how long will US-China detente last?
In 2018, the world economy entered unfamiliar territory.
Trump showing no signs of backing down
Protect your investments or do nothing?
After an unusually calm 2017, we have seen volatility return to equities across the globe, with many markets seeing growth moderate.
A litany of problems on Capitol Hill
Despite two years passing since the Brexit referendum, we are still some way from knowing how the UK's relationship with the European Union (EU) will evolve in the next few months and years.
Some Asian markets up
US in 'tightening' mode
Global equity markets are closing in on the tenth anniversary of the global financial crisis.