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  1. Business - Economy

    South Korean finance chiefs fuel hopes for cut in interest rates

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 01:22am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul South Korea's new minister and central bank head talk up need for growth, raising prospects of a drop in borrowing costs to buoy economy Finance chiefs fuel hopes for rate cut South Korea's new finance minister and its central bank governor both highlighted weakness in Asia's fourth-largest economy yesterday, adding to market expectations ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Scholars look to reunification with Korean dictionary

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 06:06am by GDN

    ... changes will continue, but when reunification happens, we need to be ready." After the 1950-53 Korean war, South Korea opened its economy and society to outside influences while the North ... The Guardian in Seoul Project aims to bridge gap in language brought by 60 years of division between North and South Scholars look to reunification with Korean dictionary Joo Yeon-ah did ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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. ...

  6. 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, ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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