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(LEAD) Seoul shares fall below 2000-point mark as investors sit on sidelines SEOUL, June 5 (Yonhap) — South Korean stocks fell 0.65 percent to below the 2,000-point mark Thursday as investors sat on the sidelines ahead of key policy decisions in Europe and U.S. economic data. The local currency rose against the U.S. dollar. Read…

Seoul shares subdued as investors eye Ukraine developments, ECB By Se Young Lee. SEOUL, March 6 (Reuters) – Seoul shares were little changed on Thursday morning, as investors opted to tread cautiously amid the fluid situation in Ukraine and ahead of the European Central Bank's policy decision later in the global day. Read more on…

Seoul shares close lower on weak earnings, net selling by big time investors SEOUL, Jan. 24 (Yonhap) — South Korean stocks closed lower Friday largely from weaker-than-forecast earnings by major companies and net selling by foreign investors and institutions, analysts said. The Korean won was down against the greenback. Read more on Yonhap News

Seoul shares seen edging up, investors cautious as US debt deal eyed … 2013 5:00am IST. SEOUL, Oct 14 (Reuters) – Seoul shares may open higher on Monday after Wall Street finished stronger last week, but investors are likely to remain cautious until politicians in Washington strike a deal to avert a possible U.S. debt…

Seoul shares seen edging up, investors cautious as US debt deal eyed … 2013 7:30pm EDT. SEOUL, Oct 14 (Reuters) – Seoul shares may open higher on Monday after Wall Street finished stronger last week, but investors are likely to remain cautious until politicians in Washington strike a deal to avert a possible U.S. debt…

Seoul shares edge down as investors focus on US fiscal worry SEOUL Nov 9 (Reuters) – South Korean shares ended down on Friday but pared early losses as investors waited for possible clues to resolving the looming U.S. fiscal cliff in a statement due later from U.S. President Barack Obama. The Korea Composite … Read…

South Korea Best in Asia as Investors Show Confidence in Economy “The IMF crisis changed everything,” said Kim Nyeon Jae, 41, who heads a derivatives trading team at Korea Investment & Securities Co. in Seoul. “I was lucky as I got a job just before the outbreak. Most of my friends graduating later had to…

Seoul shares slip as investors eye China manufacturing data Oil refineries sag on Saudi announcement to keep price in check. * Airlines and travel agents up on firmer won, Chinese tourism. SEOUL, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Seoul shares slipped on Thursday morning as investors awaited Chinese manufacturing data later … Read more on Reuters

Seoul shares seen boxed in range as investors seek new cues SEOUL, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Seoul shares are likely to remain rangebound on Friday due to an absence of market-moving catalysts after global central banks have already unveiled stimulus plans. "There is little market momentum foreseen today," said Lee … Read more on Reuters

Seoul shares slip as investors eye China manufacturing data SEOUL, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Seoul shares slipped on Thursday morning as investors awaited Chinese manufacturing data later in the session for clues on whether the world's second-biggest economy would need more stimulus moves to buoy flagging growth. Read more on Reuters

Seoul shares end up, foreign investors net buyers for 11th session SEOUL, Sept 21 (Reuters) – South Korean shares closed higher on Friday, as foreign investors were net buyers for an 11th straight session following recent rallies spurred by central bank stimulus steps. The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI … Read more on Reuters

Seoul shares seen rangebound as investors hold fire SEOUL, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Seoul shares are seen rangebound on Thursday as investors sit on the sidelines before a closely watched central bankers' meeting on Friday that may give clues for the market's future direction. The Korea Composite Stock Price … Read more on Reuters

Seoul shares edge down as investors await policy steps Stocks tread water ahead of Jackson Hole meeting. * Some Samsung group shares rebound after sharp falls. * Samsung Electronics gains 1.5 pct. SEOUL, Aug 28 (Reuters) – Seoul shares were trading slightly lower on Tuesday morning, as the main board … Read more on Reuters