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 Global Investment Strategist at Ashburton Investments. He is responsible for day-to-day management of the Ashburton Global Multi-Asset Fund range. Arno joined Ashburton in 2016 and has 28 years in the finance industry. Prior to joining Ashburton, he was founder and Chief Investment Officer of Atlantic Asset Management, a boutique fixed income asset manager. Before that he filled the role of Head of Fixed Income at both Old Mutual and Coronation Fund Managers winning both Morningstar and Raging Bull awards for investment performance. Arno has a B.Sc(Hons) from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He is also a CFA charterholder.