Asian equities rallied in overnight trading as US President Donald Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un met in Singapore, the first time leaders from the two countries have held face-to-face meetings.
Japan's Nikkei 225 and Topix indices both rose 0.4% to 22,902 points and 1,794 points respectively, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng index climbed 0.5% to 31,213 points. The US dollar was also on the rise...
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