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Seoul shares start lower on shippers, tech firms SEOUL, Nov. 9 (Yonhap) — South Korean stocks started lower on Monday as investors offloaded shippers and tech firms, analysts said. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) shed 12.71 points, or 0.62 percent, to 2,028.36 in the first 15 … Read more on Yonhap News

(LEAD) Seoul shares close lower on U.S. rate woes SEOUL, Oct. 30 (Yonhap) — South Korean stocks closed 0.23 percent lower Friday as investors took a wait-and-see approach amid concerns over a possible U.S. rate hike in December. The local currency closed higher against the greenback. The benchmark … Read more on Yonhap News

(LEAD) Seoul shares close 0.13 pct lower on downbeat Chinese data SEOUL, Oct. 13 (Yonhap) — South Korean stocks closed down 0.13 percent Tuesday as investor sentiment was dampened by worse-than-expected Chinese trade data. The local currency lost ground against the U.S. dollar. The benchmark Korea Composite … Read more on Yonhap News

Seoul: Shares edge lower as gains from China PMI fade; won retreats [SEOUL] South Korean shares drifted lower on Thursday morning after a choppy session, as initial gains on the back of a Chinese factory activity survey quickly faded. The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) was down 0.15 per cent at 1,934.08 … Read…

Seoul: Shares squander early gains to edge lower on profit-taking; won falls [SEOUL] South Korean shares gave up early gains and drifted lower on Monday as offshore funds, rattled by steep falls in the local currency cutting into their profits, sold some of their holdings. The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) fell 0.39 ……

Seoul: Shares squander early gains to edge lower on profit-taking; won falls [SEOUL] South Korean shares gave up early gains and drifted lower on Monday as offshore funds, rattled by steep falls in the local currency cutting into their profits, sold some of their holdings. The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) fell 0.39 ……

Seoul: Won falls to 5-mth low on US rate outlook, shares edge lower [SEOUL] The South Korean won fell to a 5-month low on Monday, as growing anticipation of an early rate hike by the US Federal Reserve prompted investors to chase long-positions in the dollar. The won was quoted at 1,038.0 to the dollar…

(LEAD) Seoul shares end 0.25 pct lower on caution ahead of earnings season SEOUL, April 21 (Yonhap) — South Korean stocks closed 0.25 percent lower Monday as investors were awaiting the first-quarter corporate earnings results, analysts said. The local currency fell against the U.S. dollar. After trading in a tight range … Read more on…

After loss, LG sees lower profit, currency risks FILE – In this Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, file photo, LG Electronics's smartphone G Flex is displayed during a media event at its head office in Seoul, South Korea. LG Electronics Inc. reports its fourth-quarter financial results on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. Read more on Mid Columbia…

Seoul shares open lower on emerging market jitters SEOUL, Jan. 27 (Yonhap) — South Korean stocks started weaker Monday as Wall Street sharply declined on financial jitters in some emerging countries, analysts said. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) fell 35.97 points, or 1.85 … Read more on Yonhap News