S.Korea-Market Factors to watch on Nov 8

Wed Nov 7, 2012 6:05pm EST

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SEOUL, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Following is a list of events in
South Korea as well as news stories and press reports that may
influence financial markets.
    
   TOP STORIES
> South Korea widens nuclear lapses probe           
> US trade panel approves five-year duties on China 
> Apple slides to 5-month low, uncertainty grows    
> Qualcomm revenue beats Street, shares rise        

   MARKETS
> Seoul shares rise to two-week high as Obama wins  
> SKorea won at 14-month high after Obama re-elected 
    
   MARKET SNAPSHOTS
    * The Dow industrials lost more then 300 points in a
sell-off on Wednesday that drove all major U.S. stock indexes
down over 2 percent in the wake of the presidential election as
investors' focus shifted to the looming "fiscal cliff" debate
and Europe's economic troubles. 
    * Shares on world markets slumped and the euro slid further
on Wednesday as investors worried that the fiscal challenges
facing U.S. President Barack a day after his re-election could
lead to a new recession. 
    * Brent crude fell nearly 4 percent on Wednesday as problems
facing the economies of the United States and Europe darkened
investor sentiment a day after the re-election of U.S. President
Barack Obama. 
    * South Korean shares rose on Wednesday to their highest
level in two weeks after U.S. President Barack Obama won
re-election, dispelling uncertainty after a choppy trading
session. 
    
    IN THE KOREAN PRESS 
    
    Following is a summary of local press reports translated by
Reuters. Reuters has not verified the content of these reports
and does not vouch for their accuracy.
    
    > E1 Corp signed a contract with Enterprise
Products Partners LP of the United States to import 18
tons of shale gas annually. (Maeil Business Newspaper)
       
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