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Opinion

Trump vs the Fed -- a new risk for Asia

US president's currency and rates tweets could unsettle world markets

| North America
Asia should look out for both U.S. President Donald Trump and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell going too far.

If Donald Trump's tweets are a window into his mind, his April 16 outburst should have thoughts racing across Asian financial markets.

The Twitter rant in question accused China of "playing the currency devaluation game as the U.S. keeps raising interest rates. Not acceptable!"

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