Trump's impeachment inquiry: roadmap and implications

THE US Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, announced earlier this week that the House of Representatives will launch an official impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

Trump blinks to save Christmas

THE US had initially planned to impose 10 per cent tariffs on about US$300 billion of Chinese imports on Sept 1, but the office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) subsequently announced new details that it will delay until Dec 15, tariffs on some items.

Should you chase this rally?

GIVEN the sharp rally over the year to date, we are growing more circumspect about the market's risk-reward at this juncture as equity valuations appear less attractive while risks over Sino-US trade and global growth continue to linger in the background.