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  1. Business - Money - EQUITIES

    Rising won hits South Korean stock and earnings estimates

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 01:45am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Seoul Company profit forecasts are slashed as currency gains affect country's exporters Rising won hurts Korean stock and earnings estimates Strategists are abandoning forecasts for a record high in South Korea's composite stock index as won gains spur the steepest earnings outlook cuts in Asia. The average year-end Kospi estimate in a survey of strategists ...

  2. News - Asia

    South Korean president shakes up cabinet to win trust after ferry disaster

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 01:04pm

    ... Associated Press in Seoul President Park Guen-hye replaced seven cabinet members on Friday, following sharp criticism of her administration's handling of the disaster South Korea’s ... in charge of the economy, the presidential Blue House said. Park also named six other new ministers responsible for security, education, labour, culture, gender equality and science. Chong Jong-Sup, ...

  3. Business - Economy - TRADE

    South Korean current account surplus surges to new record in April

    Posted May 30th 2014, 01:10am by Reuters

    ... by the central bank found it had fallen to an eight-month low. An economic slowdown in China, South Korea's biggest export market, and an uneven recovery in the global economy have largely cooled investor sentiment. South Korea's economy is expected to grow 4 per cent this year, from 3 per cent last year, helped by improving exports, but the weak domestic picture could slow ...

  4. Business - Economy

    South Korean industrial output misses mark with 0.1 per cent rise

    Posted May 31st 2014, 12:59am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul Factory and mining index rises by only 0.1pc, but exports are expected to bounce back South Korean industrial output misses mark South Korea’s factory output grew ... found  business sentiment among South Korean manufacturing companies was at its worst in 10 months, with their business outlook index for June falling to a seasonally adjusted 77 from 79 for May. ...

  5. Property - International

    South Korean housing market hindered by traditional system

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 05:13am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... market] was growing and landlords had capital growth," Long says. As the South Korean economy matured, and the Japanese economy stalled in the 1990s, jeonse became increasingly less ... and few could see an end to the pain. Unmoved by low prices and successive interest rate cuts, South Koreans, already heavily leveraged compared to their global counterparts, increasingly opted ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean ballots focus attention on handling of ferry disaster

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 01:17pm by Reuters in Seoul

    ... South Koreans voted on Wednesday in regional and mayoral elections seen as a referendum on embattled President Park Geun-hye and her government’s handling of a ferry disaster that killed more ... failure of Asia’s fourth-largest economy to enforce safety standards. “Having seen the lax response to the Sewol incident by the government, I’m giving the opposition a chance this time as a way ...

  7. Property - International - SOUTH KOREA

    Housing slump holds back rebound in South Korean economy

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Seoul Housing slump drags down Korean economy South Korea's worst property-market slowdown since 2004 threatens to limit the economy's rebound, ... for exports and near-record household debt. "South Korea's property market is sinking slowly, sapping the growth potential of the economy," said Oh Suk-tae, a Seoul- based economist ...

  8. Business - Economy - SOUTH KOREA

    Park Geun-hye to be saddled with weak South Korean economy

    Posted Feb 16th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Seoul Central bank keeps interest rates on hold and says growth may be slow for 'considerable time' Park saddled with weak economy South Korea's incoming ... Moody's and Fitch boosted South Korea's debt rating last year, with all three citing strong fiscal fundamentals and room to respond to external shocks. Asia's fourth-biggest economy grew ...

  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea softens fiery rhetoric with promise to send cheerleaders to South

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 10:14am

    ... married North Korean leader Kim. Outside analysts say North Korea seeks to improve ties with South Korea and other countries to help attract foreign investment and aid to revive its economy ... regularly threatens to destroy its neighbour in a sea of flames, is sending 150 athletes to the Games in the South Korean port city of Incheon which begin on September 19. The two sides ...

  10. News - Asia - North and South Koreas

    North and South Korea hold first talks since purge of Kim’s uncle

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 11:19am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... will not disturb international affairs and dealings with the South,” Yang Moo-jin, a professor at the University of North Korean Studies in Seoul, said. “At the same time, Kim Jong-un will continue ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul The two Koreas on Thursday held their first meeting since the shock execution of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s uncle, resuming talks about a joint ...




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