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In Asia, ghosts of crises past return amid Trumpian trade war

Chatter in Bali this week took on a somewhat panicked tone as western stock markets joined Asian currencies in the intensive-care ward. Annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank are typically staid affairs – heavy on jargon and theorizing, light on drama. But Wednesday’s 831-point freefall in the Dow Jones Industrial Average morphed the […]

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