SINGAPORE (Aug 13): When The Edge Singapore started to put together an annual portfolio of 10 stocks for the Lunar New Year in February, we found ourselves in a quandary. While economies around the world were poised for synchronised growth, global equity markets saw a major correction. At that time, US President Donald Trump had begun his rhetoric on reversing the country’s trade deficit position with its trading partners, especially China. That had sparked fears of a trade war.

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