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Foreign investors sold a total of US$4.3 billion (4.87 trillion won) worth of Korean stocks and in September.
Owing to North Korea Risk
19 October 2017 - 11:00am
Foreign capital outflows from the South Korean securities market surpassed US$4 billion (4.53 trillion won) in September amid escalated geopolitical tensions after North Korean carried out the sixth...
Domestic equity funds showed a minus 0.13 percent return in the third quarter while the net asset of funds was up 1.46 trillion won (US$1.29 billion) from the previous quarter.
Fund Earnings Rate
18 October 2017 - 12:45pm
According to a “2017 Q3 fund evaluation report” released by market data provider FnGuide on October 13, domestic equity funds showed a minus 0.13 percent return in the third quarter. However, the net...
Foreign investors continued to sell South Korean stocks and bonds worth 4.8 trillion won (US$4.25 billion) in September and October in a row.
Seoul Bourse
17 October 2017 - 3:30pm
Foreign investors continued to sell South Korean stocks and bonds worth 4.8 trillion won (US$4.25 billion) for last two months in a row. According to the Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) on...
Foreign investors net purchased 707.9 billion won (US$627.02 million) worth of bonds in the over-the-counter market this month.
Turning to Net Purchase
17 October 2017 - 2:45pm
According to the Korea Financial Investment Association on October 16, foreign investors, which left the South Korean bond market, are coming back again. Foreign investors, who showed the selling...
More than a half of short stock selling is traded by foreign financial firms in the South Korean stock market.
Short Stock Selling
16 October 2017 - 11:00am
More than a half of short stock selling is traded by foreign financial firms in the South Korean stock market. According to the data from National Assembly National Policy Committee member and the...
New fund products that invest in foreign environmental, social and governance (ESG) companies will be launched for the first time in Korea.
Social-friendly Fund
13 October 2017 - 5:00pm
As more and more people are interested in environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment with the inauguration of the Moon Jae-in government and introduction of the stewardship code by the...
The interest rate of treasury bonds has increased and foreign investors have continued to sell bonds.
Selling Spree of Bonds
13 October 2017 - 1:00pm
The local bond market has been shrunk dramatically due to geopolitical crisis on the Korean peninsula which has continued from last month. The interest rate of treasury bonds has increased and...
South Korea’s foreign exchange reserves totaled US$384.67 billion as of the end of last month, showing a month-on-month decrease of US$170 million.
Foreign Exchange Reserves
13 October 2017 - 12:45pm
According to the Bank of Korea, South Korea’s foreign exchange reserves totaled US$384.67 billion as of the end of last month, showing a month-on-month decrease of US$170 million. Its forex reserves...
Foreign investors held 9.159 billion stocks in the main and secondary markets as of the end of last month, equal to 12.3 percent of the total of 74.296 billion listed stocks.
Foreigners’ Influence
12 October 2017 - 1:00pm
Foreigners hold about 12 percent of South Korean stocks, valued at nearly 34 percent of the market cap. According to the Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) on October 11, foreign investors held 9....
An employee at the Korean Exchange in Yeouido, Seoul, looks at the stock list on October 11 when the KOSPI and Samsung Electronics shares hit a record high for the first time in two months.
Record High
12 October 2017 - 11:30am
Samsung Electronics, the world’s biggest memory chip provider, surpassed 2.7 million won (US$2,378.85) per share for the first time ever on October 11.  In the main market KOSPI on the same day,...
On October 10, foreign investors net bought 819 billion won (US$721.59 million) worth of stocks while institutional and individual investors net sold 561.4 billion won (US$494.63 million) and 310.1 billion won (US$273.22 million) worth of local stocks, re
Largest in 4 Years
11 October 2017 - 11:30am
The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index surpassed the 2,430 level at a heat in the first day of trade after closing for 10 days for Chuseok and other public holidays. The market once moved up...
Employees of NH NongHyup Bank in India pose for a photo after visiting and volunteering at a welfare facility for the disabled.
Seeking for Opportunity
10 October 2017 - 11:45am
According to domestic banks that have entered the Indian market, six South Korean banks are currently operating 13 branches in India. Shinhan Bank has six offices, while Woori Bank has three, KEB...

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