SEOUL, Feb 6 Following is a list of events in
South Korea as well as news stories and press reports that may
influence financial markets:
>N.Korea threatens to go further than nuclear test
>BlackBerry eyes future beyond new line of devices
>KOSPI closes at two-month low, hurt by euro worry
>S.Korea won down in volatile session; bonds rise
* U.S. stocks climbed on Tuesday, recovering a day after the
market's biggest sell-off since November, as
stronger-than-expected earnings brightened the profit picture.
* Global equity markets and oil prices bounced back on
Tuesday after data showed the vast U.S. services sector extended
a three-year expansion in January, while business activity in
the euro zone showed signs of recovery.
* Brent crude rose on Tuesday, hitting a 20-week high as
positive economic data and strong corporate earnings reports
lifted Wall Street stocks and other financial markets.
* South Korean shares slipped for a fourth straight day to a
two-month closing low on Tuesday, with banking and other
financial shares succumbing to profit-taking amid weak
expectations for earnings.
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.
> Ssangyong Motor Co Ltd launched its new
premium multi-leisure vehicle (MLV), the Korando Turismo.
> Italian auto giant Fiat has returned to Korea for the
first time since 1997 with Cinquecento, Cinquecento 500 and
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(Compiled by Narae Kim; Editing by Richard Pullin)