According to Arno Lawrenz, Global Investment Strategist at Ashburton Investments, the US China trade war is symptomatic of the shift in economic power towards the East and the desire of the US to reclaim (or retain) its global hegemony.
Arno Lawrenz is a Global Investment Strategist and is responsible for day-to-day management of the Ashburton Global Multi Asset and Asset Management Fund range. Arno is a member of the Global Macro Forum and Joint Investment Committee. Joining Ashburton in 2016, following the acquisition of Atlantic Asset Management where he was founder and Chief Investment Officer Arno brings 28 years of investment experience and was previously Head of Fixed Income at both Old Mutual and Coronation Fund Managers. Arno has a B.Sc. (Hons) from the University of Cape Town, South Africa, and is also a CFA charter holder.