US President Trump is expected to give a speech and sign a
memorandum (albeit postponed indefinitely) that will focus on China’s
intellectual property and trade practices. The refreshed threat of US
imposing border tariffs on China (which can have rippling effects on many
parts of Asia), dampened risk sentiments in Asian bourses regardless of
whether that will eventually happen or not. It was a sea of red for Asian
equities (with the exception of KLCI which closed flat) on Thu...