UK PM Starts Asia Tour Promises £750M in Trade Deals

David Cameron says business deals worth more than £750m ($1.2bn) will be made during his tour of South East Asia.

Mr Cameron, who has arrived in Indonesia, is accompanied by 31 British business leaders on the trade mission.

The UK prime minister says he wants to forge links with the area’s rapidly growing markets for British goods and services during his four-day trip.

He will also discuss the threat of the self-styled Islamic State group and climate change during his trip.

via BBC

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Alfonso Esparza specializes in macro forex strategies for North American and major currency pairs. Upon joining OANDA in 2007, Alfonso Esparza established the MarketPulseFX blog and he has since written extensively about central banks and global economic and political trends. Alfonso has also worked as a professional currency trader focused on North America and emerging markets. He has been published by The MarketWatch, Reuters, the Wall Street Journal and The Globe and Mail, and he also appears regularly as a guest commentator on networks including Bloomberg and BNN. He holds a finance degree from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (ITESM) and an MBA with a specialization on financial engineering and marketing from the University of Toronto.
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