March 8, 2018 / 10:17 PM / 7 months ago

Breakingviews - Viewsroom: Trump slaps tariff fear on markets

By Antony Currie and Jennifer Saba

U.S. President Donald Trump looks back at his outgoing economic adviser Gary Cohn (L) during a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 8, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

NEW YORK (Reuters Breakingviews) - Imposing levies on steel and aluminum has lost the president his economic adviser, ex-Goldman No. 2 Gary Cohn. That has shocked investors out of complacency. Also: Italy’s elections leave fringe parties in charge. And big deals may be back on the agenda for the mining industry.

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