SEOUL Dec 5 South Korea's main KOSPI share
index was down 0.13 percent at 1,932.71 as of 0155 GMT.
The junior Kosdaq index was down 1 percent at 497.53.
Stocks on the move on Wednesday include:
*NEOWIZ TUMBLES BY 15 PCT*
Shares in Neowiz Corp and its affiliate Neowiz
Games Corp plunged by the daily limit of 15 percent
after a media report said their major shareholder Electronic
Arts plans to dispose of the entire 27.35 percent stake
the U.S. game publisher has in the two South Korean companies.
Electronic Arts sought to sell the shares at discounts of 10
to 15 percent in a block deal estimated at 83.1 billion Korean
won ($76.70 million), the Korea Economic Daily said on
Neowiz Corp officials were not immediately available for
Other game firms also lost ground, with NCsoft
plunging as much as 11 percent.
The shares of nTels surged by the daily limit of
15 percent after media reports that Japanese mobile operator
SoftBank Corp has invested 1.6 billion Korean won
($1.48 million) in the South Korean firm.
A unit of SoftBank Korea, SoftBank Ventures Korea, bought a
4.56 percent stake in the South Korean software provider for
fixed-line and mobile carriers in a block deal, media reports
Officials at nTels were not available for comments
($1 = 1083.4500 Korean won)
(Reporting by Hyunjoo Jin and Somang Yang; Editing by G.Ram
Mohan and Anupama Dwivedi)