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Stock Market’s Trading Volume Dips amid Growing Uncertainty

Stock Market’s Trading Volume Dips amid Growing Uncertainty

SEOUL, May 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s main stock market saw its trading volume shrink more than 16 percent this month from a year earlier, data showed Monday, as investors remained on the sidelines amid inflation worries and other negatives. The daily trading volume of the country’s main bourse averaged 940 million shares during [...]

Seoul Stocks Likely to Advance Next Week on Eased Fed, Ukraine Woes

Seoul Stocks Likely to Advance Next Week on Eased Fed, Ukraine Woes

SEOUL, March 19 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean stock markets are expected to gain ground next week, as investors are likely to snap up oversold stocks amid eased uncertainty about the U.S. monetary policy and optimism for the Russia-Ukraine peace talks, analysts said Saturday. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) closed at 2,707.02 [...]

Seoul Stocks Likely to be Volatile Next Week amid Lingering Ukraine Uncertainties

Seoul Stocks Likely to be Volatile Next Week amid Lingering Ukraine Uncertainties

SEOUL, March 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean stock markets are expected to continue to face volatile sessions next week, primarily due to persistent uncertainties in Ukraine and the upcoming monetary policy meeting by the U.S. Federal Reserve, analysts said Saturday. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) closed at 2,661.28 points Friday, down [...]

Foreigners Turn Net Stock Sellers in February amid Ukraine Crisis

Foreigners Turn Net Stock Sellers in February amid Ukraine Crisis

SEOUL, March. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Foreigners withdrew more money from the stock market in South Korea than their investments last month as a risk-averse attitude grew amid heightened geopolitical risks from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, central bank data showed Friday. Foreigners unloaded a net US$1.86 billion worth of local stocks in February, marking the [...]

Seoul Stocks Likely to be Volatile Next Week amid Ukraine Uncertainties

Seoul Stocks Likely to be Volatile Next Week amid Ukraine Uncertainties

SEOUL, March 5 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean stock markets are expected to continue to face volatile sessions next week, largely on persistent uncertainties in Ukraine and the U.S. Federal Reserve’s stance on its monetary policy, analysts said Saturday. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) closed at 2,744.52 points Friday, up 0.14 percent [...]

Trading of Seoul Shares Likely to be Volatile Next Week amid Ukraine Risks

Trading of Seoul Shares Likely to be Volatile Next Week amid Ukraine Risks

SEOUL, Feb. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean stocks are expected to face highly volatile sessions next week as investors will pay keen attention to situations in Ukraine and the U.S. Federal Reserve’s updated stance on its monetary policy, analysts said Saturday. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) closed at 2,676.76 on Friday, [...]