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Retail Investors’ Stock Frenzy Continues: Data

Retail Investors’ Stock Frenzy Continues: Data

SEOUL, Feb. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean retail investors’ stock frenzy appears to be going strong with their net stock buying nearing 100 trillion won since January last year, industry data showed Sunday. According to the data, individual investors scooped up a net 99.24 trillion won (US$87.92 billion) since January 2020, with the monthly [...]

State Pension Fund Enjoys Huge Returns from Early Investment in Tesla

State Pension Fund Enjoys Huge Returns from Early Investment in Tesla

SEOUL, Feb. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s state pension fund is estimated to have chalked up massive profits from its holdings of shares in electric vehicle leader Tesla Motors Inc. with the share price rising at an explosive pace in recent years. The National Pension Service (NPS) made its first disclosure that it owned [...]

Brokerages Expand Server Capacity to Cope with Massive Influx of Retail Investors

Brokerages Expand Server Capacity to Cope with Massive Influx of Retail Investors

SEOUL, Feb. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s major securities firms are busy expanding their server capacity as the explosive growth in the number of retail investors often causes a delay in access to their mobile trading systems (MTS). NH Investment & Securities Co. restricted some of its online services on Saturday as part of [...]