Korean Leaders Shake Hands

A "New Era" Global risk sentiment was bolstered on Friday by news the previous night that a new era is dawning on the Korean peninsula. Kim Jong Un, the North Korean leader, made history by becoming the first North Korean premier to set foot in South Korea in more than 60 years since the end of the Korean War. The summit between the two coun...

2018-04-30 James Harte Read more
Asia outlook

Dissecting Outlook Uncertainty In Asia Whilst much attention is currently placed on uncertainty in the US and Europe it’s important to keep abreast of developments elsewhere. In Asia, uncertainty is increasing as political tensions grow and look set to continue to do so. Now, the potential for an extreme shift in US policy following Trump’s el...

2016-12-01 James Harte Read more
South Korea

Most people around the world know Korea because of the threat to world stability that is posed by Kim-Jong-un, the young leader of Pyongyang, North Korea. Indeed, it is a serious threat, especially for the people living in South Korea. The problems between the North and South Korea are not new and have existed since the early 1950s and the divis...

2016-02-26 George Theocharides Read more