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Seoul stocks slip from 6-year high, Samsung continue to rise

South Korean stocks snapped their six-day winning streak on Friday, slipping from their six-year high, as investors cashed in recent gains, analysts said. The Korean won fell against the US dollar.The...

Updated : 2017.04.28 15:52

Korean stocks trade almost flat in late morning

South Korean stocks traded almost flat at their six-year highs Friday morning, with top market cap Samsung Electronics hitting a fresh record high.The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index shed ...

Updated : 2017.04.28 11:34

Korean stocks appear undervalued despite recent gains

South Korean stocks still appear undervalued despite some 9 percent gain in the benchmark index this year, according to market data and a local brokerage on Friday. The Kospi index closed at a near si...

Updated : 2017.04.28 10:55

Stocks open slightly lower on profit-taking

South Korean stocks opened slightly lower on Friday, as investors attempted to cash in recent gains, but top market cap Samsung Electronics continued to build up gains.The benchmark Korea Composite St...

Updated : 2017.04.28 09:32

Korean stocks down from 6-yr high, Samsung spikes

South Korean stocks traded lower early Thursday morning, slipping from their six-year highs, with top market cap Samsung Electronics hitting a fresh record high.The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Pri...

Updated : 2017.04.27 13:03

K-Bank meets more than half of full-year deposit target in 24 days

K-Bank, South Korea's first Internet-only bank, has achieved more than half of its full-year target of attracting deposits just 24 days after launching operations, the nation's financial regulator sai...

Updated : 2017.04.27 12:28

Stocks open lower on Samsung affiliates, automakers

South Korean stocks got off to a weak start on Thursday, led by losses in Samsung Electronics and its affiliates and automakers.The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index shed 4.74 points, or 0.2...

Updated : 2017.04.27 09:36

[Election 2017] How will presidential candidates raise taxes?

The following is the third in a series of articles breaking down the presidential candidates’ major economic pledges in a simulated question-and-answer format by gathering their answers from official...

Updated : 2017.04.26 15:01

Standard Chartered Bank Korea to hold fintech forum

Standard Chartered Bank Korea announced Wednesday it plans to hold a forum dedicated to financial technology at its main branch in Korea on May 17.Michael Gorriz, group chief information officer at th...

Updated : 2017.04.26 13:33

BOK chief calls for efforts to better reflect economic reality in GDP

The head of South Korea's central bank called Wednesday for efforts to better reflect the rapidly changing economic reality in the gross domestic product.GDP -- the broadest measure of an economy's pe...

Updated : 2017.04.26 13:20

Rates for household loans inch up in March

Bank lending rates on new household loans inched up in March and interest rates paid by banks on new deposits remained unchanged, central bank data showed Wednesday.The average interest rates on fresh...

Updated : 2017.04.26 13:15

Korean stocks trade at 6-yr high in late morning

South Korean stocks traded at a six-year high early Wednesday morning, led by gains in tech companies, chemicals firms and automakers.The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index rose 10.01 points,...

Updated : 2017.04.26 13:12

More listed firms seek to use shadow voting this year

A total of 642 listed firms in South Korea have sought the practice of shadow voting this year to meet quorum requirements for approval at their annual meetings of shareholders, sharply up 40 percent ...

Updated : 2017.04.26 13:09

Mortgage-backed deals rise in Q1, but pace of growth slows

South Korea's residential mortgage-backed securitizations slightly rose in the first quarter of this year, but the pace of quarterly growth slowed because of the government's efforts to curb mounting ...

Updated : 2017.04.26 09:35

Stocks open higher on gains in tech, autos

South Korean stocks opened higher Wednesday led by gains in tech companies, chemicals firms and automakers.The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index rose 7.91 points, or 0.36 percent, to 2,204.7...

Updated : 2017.04.26 09:30