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

The Wall Street Journal: U.S., South Korea agree to revise 5-year-old trade agreement

The top U.S. and Korean trade officials agreed Wednesday on a path to make changes to the countries’ trade agreement, a five-year-old pact that has been a target of criticism from President Donald Trump......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 4th, 2017

Spanish Stocks Slammed To 7-Month Lows As Credit Risk Spikes

While the world desperately tries to shrug off the implications of Catalonia's independence vote (and Rajoy's warnings of potential reactions), investors are rapidly exiting positions in Spanish stocks and bonds... IBEX (the main Spanish stock in.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 4th, 2017

Global Stocks Hit Fresh Record High As Dollar Rally Fizzles

It's deja vu all over again. In a repeat of yesterday's session, where US equities and the dollar levitated in a one-way trade, Tuesday's muted session - where in addition to closed China and South Korean markets, Ger.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 3rd, 2017

A terrible fate awaits North Korean women who escape to China

China is the first destination for desperate North Koreans who risk their lives to escape.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 3rd, 2017

Korea Beats Japan and China to Get more Women into Power

President Moon Jae-in came into office in May promising to improve the position of women in South Korean society.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 1st, 2017

Trump to "Confront the North Korean Threat" on Upcoming Asia Trip

Trump will travel to five countries—Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines—while in Asia in November......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 29th, 2017

Trump to Visit Asia in November

President Donald Trump will travel to Asia in November as he tries to curb North Korean aggression and potentially rework trade deals. The president will go to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philipp.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseSep 29th, 2017

Asia Markets: Asian markets rattled by latest North Korean nuclear threat

Equity markets across the Asia-Pacific region were down on Friday, with stocks in Japan reversing early gains following fresh threats from North Korea, while China-related stocks declined on a credit-rating downgrade......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 22nd, 2017

China"s credit rating cut by S&P over rising debt fears

Ratings agency cites concerns over financial and economic risk as country’s total debt hits $28tn.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 21st, 2017

S&P downgrades China, cites debt as financial risk

S&P Global Ratings downgraded China's long-term sovereign credit rating on Thursday, less than a month ahead of one of the country's most sensitive political gatherings, citing increasing risks from its rapid build-up of debt. Jagdip Cheema reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 21st, 2017

S&P cuts China"s credit rating, cites risk from debt growth

REUTERS - S&P Global Ratings downgraded China's long-term sovereign credit rating by one notch on Thursday to A+ from AA-, citing increasing risks from the country's rapid build-up of credit......»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 21st, 2017

Trump Says Nothing While North Korea Gets Fuel From Russian Companies

The vessel operators claimed they were heading to China and South Korea but wound up in North Korean ports......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 20th, 2017

China opposed to deployment of US nuclear weapons on Korean peninsula

Japan, South Korea favour installation move in response to N Korea's repeated missile tests.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 16th, 2017

China, Targeting South Korea, Shows How It Could Punish North

Beijing can’t seem to decide where the real threat on the Korean Peninsula resides, as it leverages all the elements of the party-state to punish South Korea, not North Korea......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 15th, 2017

Hyundai Motor says will continue China JV with BAIC

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Co said on Friday it will continue its Chinese joint venture with BAIC Motor , shrugging off investor concerns about soured relationships between the partners......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 8th, 2017

S Korea deploys anti-missile system as US seeks tough N Korea sanctions

South Korean protesters clashed with thousands of police over the deployment of a defence system aimed at countering North Korean missile attacks, while China and the United States discussed options ........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineSep 7th, 2017

South Korea Proposes Full Oil, Currency Blockade Of North; China Says No

Unable to make de-escalation progress using conventional diplomatic means at the United Nations, on Monday South Korean President Moon Jae-in proposed that the U.N. Security Council hold serious discussions about imposing an energy and capital block.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 4th, 2017

Emerging Markets: How To Hedge South Korean Geopolitical Risk And Enhance Overall Portfolio Performance

Emerging Markets: How To Hedge South Korean Geopolitical Risk And Enhance Overall Portfolio Performance.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaSep 4th, 2017

Putin Sees Risk of World War 3

Putin Sees Risk of World War 3 The missile flew about 1,700 miles (2,735km) and reached a height of 341 miles (548km), according to the South Korean milita.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsSep 2nd, 2017

China can squeeze its neighbors when it wants

South Korean businesses have been suffering since early this year after the country angered Beijing with the deployment of a U.S. missile defense system......»»

Category: topSource: cnnAug 30th, 2017