Seoul stocks hit 8-mth low on exporters, brokerages=2

Tue Jan 22, 2008 2:18am EST

Domestic institutions bought a net 882.8 billion won worth of shares and retail investors sold a net 156.4 billion won.

Decliners overwhelmed advancers at 764 to 78 with 33 titles ending flat.

Trade volume stood at 314.3 million shares worth 6.9 trillion won, compared with Monday's 285.7 million shares valued at 5.7 trillion won.

The March KOSPI 200 futures index <0#KS:> fell 10.05 points to 204.90 and the underlying KOSPI 200 spot index .KS200 lost 9.05 points to 204.55.

The junior Kosdaq .KQ11 market fell 5.69 percent to 614.80.

Move on day -4.43 percent

12-month high 2,085.45 1 NOV 2007

12-month low 1,348.46 22 JAN 2007

Change on yr -15.19 percent

All time high 2,085.45 1 NOV 2007

All time low 93.10 06 JAN 1981 ($1=952.3 Won) (Editing by Keiron Henderson)

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