Business News 20.6.2018 10:05 am

Trade war fears send global stocks tumbling

The US president’s threat to introduce fresh tariffs on Chinese imports and Beijing’s warning of countermeasures have sent global stocks tumbling.

Global stock markets tumbled Tuesday on rising fears of a trade war after US President Donald Trump threatened fresh tariffs on Chinese imports and Beijing warned of countermeasures.

Trade war fears send global stocks tumbling
Trade war fears send global stocks tumbling

Trade war fears send global stocks tumbling

The US president’s threat to introduce fresh tariffs on Chinese imports and Beijing’s warning of countermeasures have sent global stocks tumbling.

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