Explainer: Will China dump U.S. bonds as a trade weapon? Not so fast

Explainer: Will China dump U.S. bonds as a trade weapon? Not so fast

The Trump administration’s tariff on Chinese imports could have unforeseen consequences on trade. There is bubbling concern amongst financial moguls that China may weaponize its holdings of U.S. Treasuries – a value worth over $1.1 trillion. Such a nuclear option would likely “destabilize world financial markets, drive interest rates higher and push tensions between the world’s two largest economies into uncharted territory.” Read more here.

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