When Cyber Risks Meet Geopolitics


Cybersecurity is becoming a pressing issue – and a flash point where countries’ economic and national security interests can intersect. The combination of these issues is complicating U.S.-China trade negotiations, with market implications across the technology supply chain in particular. Chart of the week Relative performance of selected tech industriesRead More →

Asian markets rise as Trump, Kim set to meet


Asian shares were higher in muted trading Wednesday as investors awaited the second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 NIK, +0.50%   added 0.5% in early trading. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 XJO, +0.36%   gained 0.3% and South Korea’sRead More →