Seoul shares edge down on U.S. stock falls, ECB meeting

South Korean stocks finished lower on Wednesday due to overnight falls on Wall Street and anticipation of a key ECB meeting later this week, analysts said. The South Korean won fell against the U.S. dollar.The benchmark Korea Comp...

Asiana agrees to compensate 72 passengers from San Francisco crash

Asiana Airlines Co., South Korea's No. 2 carrier, said Wednesday it has agreed on a settlement with some of the passengers on its 2013 flight that crash-landed in San Francisco, leaving three people dead."It is true that a settlem...

Samsung heir discusses ties with U.S. card firms for new mobile wallet

The heir apparent of South Korea's top conglomerate, Samsung Group, has met with U.S. credit card company executives during his recent visit to the country, seeking possible tie-ups for its new mobile payment platform, Samsung Pay...

S. Korean asset managers' property increases in Q3

South Korean asset management firms' property edged up 2.1 percent in the third quarter of last year from six months earlier on a rise in securities, the financial watchdog said Wednesday.The total property of 86 asset managers st...