EghtesadOnline: Stocks fell in most Asian markets as nations grapple with how to deal with escalating provocations from North Korea. The yen was near its strongest level for the year and U.S. Treasury yields were at their lowest since the aftermath of Donald Trump’s November election win.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. stocks slipped while Treasuries rallied the most in 10 months as tensions with North Korea mounted and another Atlantic hurricane threatened to make landfall.
EghtesadOnline: The yen’s underperformance relative to gold may indicate the currency is losing its haven appeal, with North Korea firing a missile over Japan and testing nuclear weapons just across the sea.
EghtesadOnline: Most Asian stocks advanced after President Donald Trump’s measured response to North Korean missile launches and comments from Kim Jong Un suggested geopolitical tensions will ease off. The yen fell for a second day.
EghtesadOnline: North Korea fired an unidentified ballistic missile over Japan on Tuesday, rattling Asian markets as the U.S. and its allies weighed a response to Kim Jong Un’s latest provocation.
EghtesadOnline: South Korean and U.S. forces began computer-simulated military exercises on Monday amid tensions over North Korea's missile and nuclear programs, amid reports that Pyongyang has generated at least $270 million since February despite U.N. sanctions.
EghtesadOnline: General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, will meet with President Moon Jae-in in Seoul on Monday amid escalating tensions over North Korea’s nuclear program, according to an official with South Korea’s Blue House.