Trade tensions a hot topic at LME Week

THE current trade tensions between China and the US has unsurprisingly been a popular topic at this year’s LME week and although speakers had different views on whether the tensions would persist and/or intensify, most agreed it was causing uncertainty in commodities markets.

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Fighting it out: trade tensions between the US and China were on the front of everyone's minds at LME Week 2018

Chatham House associate research fellow for global economy and finance Jim Rollo said on a panel addressing geopolitical issues and metals markets that, while the escalating trade conflict currently