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S.Korea-Market Factors to watch on Feb 6
February 5, 2013 / 11:01 PM / 5 years ago

S.Korea-Market Factors to watch on Feb 6

SEOUL, Feb 6 (Reuters) - 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.    
    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
Latest KR stock report     Latest money report    
Latest stocks           KR press digest        
KR main diary         KR IPO diary   
Global Markets report Oil Markets report    
New York Stocks             
Emerging markets report 
    DIARIES & DATA:   
    U.S. earnings diary       
    European diary       
    Asia Macro         
    Front Page       Asian companies     
    U.S. company News European companies  
    Forex news        Global Economy    
    Tech, Media and Telecoms                       

 (Compiled by Narae Kim; Editing by Richard Pullin)

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