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Known unknowns and Asia's decoupling from Wall Street

Region's markets are reacting rationally to the new normal that unpredictable Donald Trump brings to the table

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While there are known unknowns, investors have to wonder whether there are "unknown unknowns" that could accelerate or reverse the decoupling of Asian markets from Wall Street.

FOR decades, it has been a market truism that when Wall Street sneezes, the rest of the world catches a cold. There may have been short periods when this dependent relationship did not apply but these would have been very few and far between - by and large, big swings in the world's leading

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