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South Korean Credit Risk Spikes Above China"s As Kim Chooses "Path Of No Return"

For the first time in four years, the credit market sees more risk of a South Korean sovereign default/devaluation than China. After months of hit money flows in EM stocks sending KOS.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 12th, 2017

: Solar eclipse weather forecast turns cloudy

South Carolina and many parts of the Midwest are at risk of cloud cover during the ‘path of totality’......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 18th, 2017

South Korean Investors Suddenly Wake Up To Nuclear Armageddon Risks Next Door

The always efficient markets of the world had, until very recently discounted zero probability of any 'risk' for South Korean stocks. Having soared 27% in the last few months, hot money EM flows have sent KOSPI soaring, despite endless escala.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 10th, 2017

Asian hedge funds extend gains as risk of North Korean conflict rises

Asian hedge funds extended Q1 gains through mid-year, led by funds investing in India and China, resulting in the first quarterly asset inflows since 2Q15, and increasing Asian hedge fund capital to the highest level since Q4 2015......»»

Category: topSource: hedgeweekAug 5th, 2017

New measures to control housing risk South Korea would make Aussie investors blush

The South Korean government has just introduced new macro-prudential measures to control its housing market. Like Australia, South Korea uses macro-pru to try and address systemic hous.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 5th, 2017

Dalian Wanda amends Sunac property deal after China curbs funding

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese commercial property conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group altered a deal with Sunac China announced a week ago, after banks scrutinized their credit risk, by bringing in another developer Guangzhou R&F Properties ......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 19th, 2017

China Mobile – More Profitable Than Netflix

Investing is all about comparing disparate assets with different risk/return profiles. Again, I will compare two such disparate assets, Netflix and China Mobile. As it turns out they share a similar A.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJul 16th, 2017

Trump stumps South Korean markets more than missile tests

Investors in South Korea have become accustomed to belligerence and regular missile tests from the country's hostile northern neighbour, but now there's a new factor in their regional risk assessments - U.S. President Donald Trump. Grace Lee reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJul 10th, 2017

North Korea launches ballistic missile after US-China talks

KCNA/HandoutNorth Korean forces reportedly launched another ballistic missile at around 9:40 a.m. local time, South Korean officials reported. The South's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that Tuesday's launch came from an airfield in North Ko.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 4th, 2017

Credit risk for U.S. food companies spikes 30% after Amazon’s bid for Whole Foods

S&P Global’s median one-year probability of default rate, a measure of credit risk, has climbed 30% to 4.85% since the deal was announced on June 16......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 29th, 2017

North Korea Says Trump Is Following Hitler’s Path and His ‘America First’ Policies Are More Brutal Than Nazism

The attacks come at a time of increasing tensions between the two countries and ahead of South Korean President Moon Jae-In’s first visit to the White House this week......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 27th, 2017

North Korea Says Trump Is Following Hitler"s Path and His "America First’ Policies Are More Brutal Than Nazism

The attacks come at a time of increasing tensions between the two countries and ahead of South Korean President Moon Jae In’s first visit to the White House this week......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 27th, 2017

Nuclear Korean Crisis No Deterrent As Emerging Markets See Massive Inflows

North Korea nuclear crisis? China making aggressive threats in the South China Sea and the economy slowing down? No worries,.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJun 26th, 2017

Russia Credit Risk Spikes To 3-Month Highs After US Expands Sanctions

The US added 38 people (two Russian officials and three dozen other individuals and companies.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 20th, 2017

China, SKorea put missile rift on hold to join AIIB meeting

Putting aside a rift over a U.S. anti-missile system, top officials from China and South Korea are attending a meeting of a China-backed Asian lending bank on the South Korean island of Jeju......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 16th, 2017

South China sea: US & China return to "business as usual" over war ship

US continues to insist that the sea remain under international control.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 15th, 2017

North Korean Drone Spied on Missile-Defense Site, Seoul Says

A drone believed to be from North Korea flew to the site of a controversial U.S. missile-defense battery in South Korea to take photos but crashed on the return flight, South Korea’s defense ministry said......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 13th, 2017

Hyundai unveils small SUV Kona as China sales skid

The South Korean automaker previously sold subcompact SUVs only in emerging markets.....»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJun 13th, 2017

S&P Downgrades Qatar To AA-, Credit Risk Spikes To 2017 Highs

Citing expectations of notable slowing in economic growth andconcerns about fiscal and current account deficits widening, S&P has downgraded Qatar from AA to AA- as credit risk premia hit 201.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 7th, 2017

Australia Calls on Asian Countries to Uphold Rules-Based Order

In a veiled swipe at China’s militarization of contested waters in the South China Sea, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull called on Asian countries to uphold a rules-based order or risk upsetting the region’s unprecedented economic rise......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 2nd, 2017

Fitch Warns Baidu Faces "Default Risk" Due To Growing Shadow Banking Business

Less than a week after Moody's downgraded China's sovereign credit rating, prompting an unprecedented currency response by the PBOC w.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 31st, 2017