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Foreigners Sell US$3.25 bln of S. Korean Stocks and Bonds in Aug.

Foreigners Sell US$3.25 bln of S. Korean Stocks and Bonds in Aug.

SEOUL, Sept. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Foreign investors offloaded South Korean stocks and bonds worth US$3.25 billion in August due to security jitters and profit-taking, the central bank said Wednesday. Foreign investors sold local stocks and bonds worth $1.33 billion and $1.91 billion, respectively, the Bank of Korea (BOK) said. It marked the first sell-off [...]

S. Korea Ranks 2nd among Emerging Markets in Stock Purchases by Foreigners in H1: Data

S. Korea Ranks 2nd among Emerging Markets in Stock Purchases by Foreigners in H1: Data

SEOUL, Jul. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea ranked second among emerging economies in the amount of stocks purchased by foreign investors during the first six months this year, market data showed Tuesday. Foreigners net bought US$9 billion worth of South Korean stocks during the January-June period, the second largest only after Taiwan’s $9.4 billion, [...]

Foreigners Dump Korean Shares Ahead of Imminent Fed Rate Hike

Foreigners Dump Korean Shares Ahead of Imminent Fed Rate Hike

SEOUL, Dec. 10 (Korea Bizwire) – Foreign investors have been in a selling binge of local stocks as they reduced risky bets ahead of a looming U.S. rate hike, market watchers said Thursday. Offshore investors offloaded 243 billion won(US$207 million) worth of shares traded on the main KOSPI market on Wednesday, extending their selling spree [...]