UK's May to speak to Peugeot CEO later on Wednesday - spokesman
LONDON, Feb 22 British Prime Minister Theresa May will speak to the head of French carmaker PSA Group Carlos Tavares later on Wednesday, May's spokesman said.
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SEOUL, April 29 The South Korean won rose to a near six-year high on Tuesday, buoyed by upbeat March current account data and firm demand from exporters, while local stocks inched lower to a one-month trough on foreign capital outflows.
The local currency was quoted at 1,030.6 against the dollar at the end of onshore trade, up 0.4 percent from Monday's close at 1,035.0. The won traded as high as 1,030.5 per dollar, the strongest since it hit 1,030.0 on Aug. 12, 2008.
The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) closed down 0.2 percent at 1,964.77 points, the weakest close since March 26.
Foreign investors sold a net 159 billion won ($153.6 million) worth of KOSPI shares, offloading heavyweight names such as Samsung Electronics Co Ltd which dropped 2 percent after posting its second straight fall in quarterly profit.
($1 = 1035.1500 Korean Won) (Reporting by Jungmin Jang; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)
WASHINGTON, Feb 22 The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Wednesday that subsidized bus and truck tires imported from China had not damaged the U.S. industry.
TORONTO, Feb 22 Canada's main stock index fell on Wednesday, pulling back from a record high hit the day before, as lower commodity prices weighed on shares of energy and materials companies and domestic retail sales fell the most in nine months.