Commodity November 2018

Will the trade war have a happy ending?

Will the trade war between the USA and China soon have a happy ending, or are the perspectives for the world economy still getting gloomier? Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump are trying to calm the trade situation for the first time in a long time before their meeting at the end of November. ANDY WONG AP / KEYSTONE

Cyclical commodity sectors are struggling with the gloomy outlook for the global economy. At the same time, soft commodities such as sugar and coffee are experiencing dramatic price increases. Dr. David-Michael Lincke, Head of Portfolio Management, on current developments in the commodity markets.