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Korean shares trade lower in late morning trade

South Korean stocks traded lower late Thursday morning with builders and retailers being major losers. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index fell 9.68 points, or 0.41 percent, to 2,350.46 ...

Updated : 2017.06.08 11:31

Stocks open nearly flat on global uncertainties

South Korean stocks opened nearly flat Thursday as investors took a wait-and-see stance on global events, including the upcoming policy meeting of the European Central Bank. The benchmark Korea Comp...

Updated : 2017.06.08 09:51

Banks' loan delinquency rate edges up in April

The delinquency rate of South Korean banks' won-denominated loans edged up in April from a month earlier due to a slight rise in new non-performing loans, government data showed Thursday. The rate f...

Updated : 2017.06.08 09:47

Seoul stocks close lower on global uncertainties

South Korean stocks closed lower Wednesday as investors were taking a wait-and-see approach over global events, including the general election in Britain, analysts said. The Korean won fell against t...

Updated : 2017.06.07 16:01

Asset managers‘ operating profit falls 14.8% in Q1

South Korean asset management firms saw their combined operating profit fall 14.8 percent in the first quarter on decreased commission fee income, data showed Wednesday. The combined operating profi...

Updated : 2017.06.07 15:09

Jonggak Station earns new name: Standard Chartered Bank Korea Station

Jonggak Station on Seoul’s Subway Line No. 1 got a second name Friday -- Standard Chartered Bank Korea Station -- the bank said Wednesday. Seoul Metro, an operator of eight subway lines in the Seou...

Updated : 2017.06.07 15:07

Net purchase of Kosdaq shares by offshore investors biggest in 13 yrs: data

Foreign investors purchased a net 530 billion won ($474 million) worth of stocks on South Korea's tech-heavy Kosdaq market in May, the most in 13 years, local data showed Wednesday. The amount is th...

Updated : 2017.06.07 13:58

Korean shares nearly flat in late morning trade

South Korean stocks traded nearly flat late Wednesday morning as major blue chip shares traded mixed amid profit-taking. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index fell 1.93 points, or 0.08 per...

Updated : 2017.06.07 11:35

Stocks open lower on profit-taking

South Korean stocks opened lower Wednesday as investors continued to take a breather amid the latest growth rally on the main bourse. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index dipped 8.24 poin...

Updated : 2017.06.07 09:30

118-year-old Woori Bank is oldest listed firm in S. Korea

Woori Bank is the oldest firm listed on South Korea’s stock market, data showed Tuesday. Woori Bank, the fourth-largest commercial bank in South Korea in terms of market cap, is 118 years old, acco...

Updated : 2017.06.06 16:17

More Kospi stocks notch up yearly highs

More major stocks on South Korea’s top bourse jumped into the 52-week high parade Monday, following the historic rally that led nearly one-fourth of its stocks to hit a peak in May. LG Electronics ...

Updated : 2017.06.05 16:19

Seoul stocks close slightly lower amid mixed blue chip trade

South Korean stocks traded nearly flat throughout the session to close slightly lower Monday as major blue chips traded in mixed terrain, analysts said. The Korean won rose against the US dollar. Th...

Updated : 2017.06.05 16:01

Citibank Korea chief says no pullout from Korea

Citigroup Inc., a New York-based global investment banking and financial services company, won't withdraw its operations from South Korea, Citibank Korea's chief said. Citibank Korea "is here to sta...

Updated : 2017.06.05 15:49

Seoul shares lose ground on techs, chemicals

South Korean stocks lost ground late Monday morning following losses from technology and chemical shares. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index fell 4.39 points, or 0.19 percent, to 2,367....

Updated : 2017.06.05 11:38

Stocks open higher, set new record

South Korean stocks opened higher Monday to reach a new record during the trading session. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index edged up 3.13 points, or 0.13 percent, to 2,374.85 in the f...

Updated : 2017.06.05 09:37