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Market volatility seen if trade ceasefire ends, US Treasury yields rise

In the event of a trade war, it will be a "lose-lose" situation for the US and China, economists warn

The price of copper, seen as a leading indicator of expectations of global-trade activity, has fallen more than 20 per cent since the start of the year and turned lower again last Friday.

US stocks rose to near record levels last week on hopes that America and China would pull back from the brink of a trade war and as the Turkish currency crisis eased.

This week could see volatility if the trade ceasefire is called off and rising US Treasury yields exert pressure on...

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