EghtesadOnline: Even before North Korea detonated its most powerful nuclear bomb yet, Japan was calling for moves to cut off its oil supply.
EghtesadOnline: Oil prices fell on Monday after a powerful North Korean nuclear test explosion triggered a flight of investors away from crude markets and into gold futures, which are seen as a safe haven.
EghtesadOnline: President Donald Trump threatened to increase economic sanctions and halt trade with any nation doing business with North Korea, and his defense chief said the U.S. has “many military options” after the regime said it successfully tested a hydrogen bomb with “unprecedentedly big power.”
EghtesadOnline: Here we go again. Financial markets are registering some modest flight-from-risk in the aftermath of North Korea’s most powerful nuclear test yet.
EghtesadOnline: Russia condemned North Korea’s test of a hydrogen bomb on Sunday, but said it was premature to discuss any new sanctions against the isolated country.
EghtesadOnline: North Korea detonated its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on Sunday, Japan and South Korea said, hours after Pyongyang said it had developed an advanced hydrogen bomb that possesses “great destructive power”.