Recently the financial markets are jittery over trade issues between the two largest economies of the world, China and the United States. With figurative blows at each other, the markets are experiencing a roller coaster ride of sorts. Over the past five days from 2 Apr to 6 Apr, the S&P 500 index swung between 2558 and 2671 points1, while our STI fluctuated between 3339 and 3445 points2.
While it is not confirmed whether some or all of these tariffs will come to fruition, such news could bring butterflies to most stomachs. Though some may consider these market swings as minor, in reality we do not really know what is in store for investors in the future. So in case of a trade war happening, what should we do about it?
Think Regional and Country
Though the atmosphere of the markets may be pessimistic, there are some …