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Investors Park More Money in Overseas Funds in Search of High Returns

Investors Park More Money in Overseas Funds in Search of High Returns

SEOUL, Jan. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s overseas investment funds almost doubled in terms of net asset value to account for nearly 30 percent of the country’s investment funds last year, as investors bet on higher yields outside the bearish domestic market, data showed Tuesday. According to the data by the Korea Financial Investment [...]

Overseas Equity Funds Rising in Popularity

Overseas Equity Funds Rising in Popularity

SEOUL, Sept. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s publicly offered overseas investment funds are regaining popularity among local investors, data showed Friday, as they seek tax benefits and higher returns. According to the data by the Korea Financial Investment Association, the combined net worth of such funds came to 39.4 trillion won (US$34.9 billion) as [...]

Aging Population Likely to Cut S. Korea’s Overseas Equities Investment

Aging Population Likely to Cut S. Korea’s Overseas Equities Investment

SEOUL, Jul. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s rapidly aging population is likely to reduce the nation’s overseas equities investment as seniors will likely move to sell assets due to falling living standards, researchers at the Bank of Korea (BOK) said Wednesday. As the global financial markets become more interconnected, older people will have a [...]

Value of Overseas Investment Funds Soars over Past Year

Value of Overseas Investment Funds Soars over Past Year

SEOUL, Jul. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — The value of South Korea’s overseas investment funds has jumped more than 40 percent over the past year as big-time investors look overseas for high returns despite the recent bull of the domestic stock market, data showed Sunday. According to the data by the Korea Financial Investment Association, the [...]

Local Auto Parts Manufacturers Boosting Foreign Investment

Local Auto Parts Manufacturers Boosting Foreign Investment

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – Korean auto parts makers are growing more active overseas, backed by factors ranging from personnel costs to the possible global protectionism that may be triggered by U.S. president-elect Donald Trump in line with his election pledges.  Castec Korea, a manufacturer of automobile components that supplies parts to global automakers [...]