The historic meeting between the leaders of the US and North Korea may lead to a thawing of political relations but will have limited impact on markets, according to four specialists.
AsianInvestor looks into the coming year and asks whether the US's erratic, controversy-ridden president will still be in his post by the end of 2018.
Geopolitics often jolt markets but the impact is usually limited. Despite the high stakes, investors should remain calm in the wake of escalating US-North Korea tensions, say experts.
Some fund managers worry that a war between the US and North Korea is increasingly likely. But Beijing is expected to prevent such a catastrophe.
Support is growing for economic integration between North and South Korea, with Shinyoung AM the first to launch an equity fund focused on firms potentially in line to benefit.
As nations lock horns in a geopolitical tug-of-war over global supply chains, the effects of RMB liberalisation and hasty tapering in the US could prove destabilising, warns Parag Khanna.