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All eyes on trade

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Trade risks have flared up recently. Limited trade actions-such as the U.S. steel and aluminum tariff decision-so far have not been big risk-off catalysts. We see such actions as unlikely to hurt the risk-on sentiment or unravel the low-volatility market regime. Yet a potential escalation into trade wars is arguably the most disruptive geopolitical risk to the global expansion and markets in 2018.

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North American Free Trade Agreement Richard Turnill is BlackRock's global chief investment strategist. He is a regular contributor to The Blog .

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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