S.Korea-Market Factors to watch on Nov 29

Wed Nov 28, 2012 5:52pm EST

SEOUL, Nov 29 (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
> Siemens buys Invensys Rail as part of overhaul    
> As China shows carrier,global naval balance shifts 
> Microsoft CEO defends its innovation record       
> Extreme weather calls for action                  
> UN committee condemns NKorea over rights abuses   
        
    MARKETS
> S.Korea won edges down as gov't smoothing spotted 
> KOSPI fall on profit-taking as risk deflates      
      
    MARKET SNAPSHOTS
    * U.S. stocks rallied on Wednesday after comments from House
Speaker John Boehner, the top Republican in Congress, on a
possible compromise to avoid the "fiscal cliff" turned the
market around. 
    * U.S. and European stocks recovered from early losses to
post gains while the euro pared a decline to trade little
changed on Wednesday as investors shifted into buying mode after
perceived positive news on U.S. budget talks. 
    * Oil prices fell on Wednesday, hit by expectations fuel
demand will remain weak next year even if the U.S. Congress
reaches a deal to avoid the looming "fiscal cliff". 
    * South Korean shares retreated from a near three-week high
on Wednesday as foreign investors took profits, while risk
appetite was subdued by uncertainty over U.S. "fiscal cliff"
negotiations. 

    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.
    
    > Hyundai Motor Co unveiled new Equus four years
after the previous launch ahead of its official sale starting
early December. 
    
Latest KR stock report     Latest money report    
Latest stocks           KR press digest     
KR main diary         KR IPO diary   
Global Markets report Oil Markets report  
New York Stocks             
Emerging markets report 
    
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    U.S. earnings diary       
    European diary       
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    Front Page         Asian companies  
    U.S. company News European companies  
    Forex news          Global Economy  
    Tech, Media and Telecoms 
    

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