At the Start of Another Volatile Trading Week Asian Stock Market Are Down

At around 9:15 a.m. Eastern Time, Asian markets were down, with China down 1.1 percent and Hong Kong down 0.9 percent. Even the major Asian markets are off the worst-case-scenario highs they reached on Tuesday. Some are blaming slowing Chinese growth for that. Others fear a trade war, and this one is getting increasingly complicated, as China and the U.S. are in talks about non-tariff barriers, including inspection standards, subsidies and governmental approvals. Plus, China has decided to bring in a new form of enforcement: the possibility of further tariffs.…

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