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S.Korea-Market Factors to watch on Oct 11
October 10, 2012 / 10:56 PM / 5 years ago

S.Korea-Market Factors to watch on Oct 11

SEOUL, Oct 11 (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
>Toyota recalls 7.4 mln vehicles over window switch 
>European car market needs EU-led restructuring     
>Central banks buy more stocks as bonds disappoint  
>S.Korea KDIC raises $550 mln in upsized KEPCO sale 
>Microsoft CEO sees company turning more like Apple 
     
    MARKETS
>S.Korea bonds up on BOK rate cut hopes;won falls   
>Samsung Elec sends KOSPI lower                     
    
    MARKET SNAPSHOTS
    * The S&P 500 fell for a fourth day on Wednesday, weighed
down by disappointing news from Chevron and Alcoa as the latest
earnings season got under way. 
    * Global shares fell for a third day on Wednesday as
corporate warnings of slower growth underscored concerns about a
sluggish world economy, while oil prices slipped despite worries
about the security of Middle East crude supplies. 
    * Oil prices fell in volatile trade on Wednesday as ongoing
concerns about the economy and a weak kick-off to the earnings
season weighed on stock markets. 
    * South Korean shares retreated, led by a slump in Samsung
Electronics following brokerage downgrades of Intel
 that sparked a sell-off of U.S. technology firms
overnight. 
     
   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.
    
    > Superior Essex Communications LP announced
that it completed construction of a power cable plant in the
U.S. state of North Carolina.
        
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Latest stocks           KR press digest     
KR main diary         KR IPO diary   
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New York Stocks             Asia stock outlook 
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