The anti-risk Japanese Yen is on defensive as financial markets turn a hopeful eye to a historic summit between the leaders of the US and North Korea.
Asian equity markets gained despite a fractious G7 meeting. Focus soon shifted to Singapore where leaders of the US and North Korea are due to meet Tuesday
North Korean officials have toured China to discuss economic development. Speculators are snapping up property along their common border. And South Korea is studying ways to boost engagement with its isolated neighbor to the north. […]
Risk trends broke apart towards the end of Thursday’s session ahead of Friday’s G7 and next week’s North Korea summit. The Yen may rise if Asian shares echo declines on Wall Street.
We have put a great team together for our talks with North Korea. Meetings are currently taking place concerning Summit, and more. Kim Young Chol, the Vice Chairman of North Korea, heading now to New […]
Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Monday as investors digested the latest developments regarding North Korea and Italian politics. Crude oil extended losses as traders braced for output increases. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei […]
Gold prices dropped on Monday on renewed expectations of a U.S.-North Korea summit, while a firm dollar added pressure on the market. Spot gold fell 0.3 percent to $1,297.71 per ounce. U.S. gold futures for […]
Asian markets were set for a mixed start on Monday after oil prices fell in the last session and geopolitical concerns related to North Korea ebbed. Futures in the region pointed in different directions, with […]
An intense gap in EUR/JPY on developments pertaining to North Korea and Italy over the weekend could hold if Asian stocks cheer revived hopes of a Trump-Kim Summit.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reaffirmed his commitment to “complete” denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula and to a planned meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Sunday. In […]