SEOUL Jan 8 South Korea's main KOSPI share
index was down 0.2 percent at 2,006.89 points at 0106
GMT. The index opened down 0.4 percent.
Stocks on the move on Tuesday include:
** VGX INTERNATIONAL **
VGX International shot up 11.9 percent after its U.S-based
parent company, Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc, entered into
a follow-on agreement with the Bill Gates-backed PATH's malaria
vaccine initiative to develop an effective malaria vaccine.
Inovio Pharmaceuticals gained 17 percent on Monday.
** KEYSTONE GLOBAL **
Keystone Global plunged 7.1 percent after it announced on
Monday that a 67.9 billion won ($63.82 million) order it secured
in 2008 for a wind power plant was cancelled in 2011.
The contract is worth 67.5 percent of 2011 sales.
The regulation authority, Korea Exchange, issued a warning
to the firm for its belated notice.
($1 = 1064.0000 Korean won)
(Reporting by Somang Yang; Editing by Stephen Coates and Anand