Protectionism is Good For No One

“Protectionism, at the end of the day, is good for no-one,” Brazilian Finance Minister, Henrique Meirelles, told CNBC on Monday in Davos, Switzerland, reflecting on whether President-elect Donald Trump’s promises to rip up trade agreements will be good for the global economy.

Meirelles said it would be intriguing to see how the incoming Trump administration works together, given some differences of opinion between him and his proposed cabinet.

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Craig Erlam

Craig Erlam

Senior Market Analyst, UK & EMEA at OANDA
Based in London, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a market analyst. With many years of experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while producing macroeconomic commentary. His views have been published in the Financial Times, Reuters, The Telegraph and the International Business Times, and he also appears as a regular guest commentator on the BBC, Bloomberg TV, FOX Business and SKY News. Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and is recognised as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.
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