Tags: S.Korea

S.Korea shares snap 5-day losing streak as tech, shipyards rally SEOUL Aug 23 (Reuters) – Seoul shares ended higher to snap a five-day losing streak on Friday, tracking Asian markets' rise as the technology and shipbuilding sectors rallied on strong U.S. and euro zone data that suggested the global economy is … Read more on Reuters

Seoul shares flat; S.Korea budget approval, ECB meeting lend support SEOUL May 2 (Reuters) – South Korean shares were flat on Thursday, with expectations of an interest rate cut in Europe and approval of South Korea's stimulus plan lending support but lacklustre economic data from the U.S. and China capping gains. Read more on Reuters

S.Korea Q4 mfg business sentiment worst in 14 qtrs-survey SEOUL, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Business sentiment among South Korean manufacturers for the October-December period fell to its weakest level since the second quarter of 2009, a survey showed on Tuesday. The manufacturers' business sentiment index fell to … Read more on Reuters

Norway, China investors big S.Korea bond buyers in July SEOUL Aug 3 (Reuters) – Norwegian and Chinese investors bought a combined net $ 1.73 billion worth of won bonds last month, data showed on Friday, as South Korean debt grew more popular among investors looking for both safety and yield. Norwegian … Read more on…

S.Korea says banks failed to pass on full policy rate cuts SEOUL, July 23 (Reuters) – Some South Korean banks have made unfairly large profits by failing to lower lending rates in line with reductions in the policy interest rate during the 2008-2009 global crisis, the state audit bureau said on Monday. The … Read…