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Seoul shares likely to stay volatile next week amid rate hike woes SEOUL, Nov. 14 (Yonhap) — South Korean shares are expected to stay volatile next week as prospects for a U.S. rate hike within this year will grow, weighing on investors minds and holding back their exposure, analysts said Saturday. The benchmark … Read…

(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 end flat amid US rate, China growth woes SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Yonhap) — South Korean stocks closed nearly unchanged Thursday as investors sat on the sidelines amid growing uncertainties over a U.S. rate hike and the Chinese economy. The local currency fell against the U.S. dollar. The benchmark … Read more on Yonhap…

Asia stocks snap 2 days of losses, growth woes temper gains KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 gained 0.3 percent to 16,925.72 and Seoul's Kospi edged up 0.1 percent to 1,885.06. Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 0.6 percent to 23,617.77. The Shanghai Composite Index dropped 0.2 percent to 3,344.52 and … Read more on Fort Mills Times

Seoul: Shares fall on nagging growth woes; won retreats on global dollar rally [SEOUL] South Korean shares fell on Tuesday as risk appetite soured on further signs of slowing growth in China and the euro zone, with cyclical sectors such as steelmakers and petrochemicals taking the brunt of the impact. The Korea Composite Stock … Read…

Seoul stocks likely to lose ground on global economy woes SEOUL, Oct. 18 (Yonhap) — South Korean stocks may suffer further losses next week as foreign investors are likely to maintain their net selling position amid rising concerns about the global economy, analysts said Saturday. The benchmark Korea … Read more on Yonhap News

Seoul shares to remain bearish on earnings, currency woes next week SEOUL, Oct. 4 (Yonhap) — The South Korean stock market is likely to continue its downward march next week as investors remain cautious over the volatile currency, downbeat corporate earnings, and foreign investors' massive sell-offs, analysts said … Read more on Yonhap News

Seoul shares down 1.6% at 5-month closing low on emerging market woes SEOUL: Seoul shares skidded 1.6 per cent to a 5-month low on Monday, as investors were unnerved after a selloff in emerging markets gathered pace amid tighter credit condition in China and expectations of a further cut in the Federal Reserve's stimulus ……

(LEAD) Seoul shares close 0.26 pct lower on US woes SEOUL, Dec. 13 (Yonhap) — South Korean stocks closed 0.26 percent lower Friday due mainly to financial uncertainties from the United States, analysts said. The local currency traded lower against the U.S. dollar. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock … Read more on Yonhap News

(LEAD) Seoul shares hit nearly 9-month high on eased US default woes SEOUL, Oct. 11 (Yonhap) — South Korean stocks rose to the highest level in nearly nine months on Friday, cheered by hopes that Washington will soon work out ways to settle its political deadlock over the debt ceiling, analysts said. The local currency…

Seoul shares almost flat amid US gov't shutdown woes SEOUL, Oct. 4 (Yonhap) — South Korean stocks closed little changed Friday after a choppy trading, as investors took to the sidelines on speculation that the partial government shutdown in the U.S. could last longer than expected, analysts said. The … Read more on Yonhap News

(LEAD) Seoul shares close almost flat on Syria woes SEOUL, Sept. 4 (Yonhap) — South Korean stocks closed almost flat Wednesday as investors took a wait-and-see approach amid rising concerns that the United States may conduct a military strike on Syria, analysts said. The local currency closed higher … Read more on Yonhap News