SK Hynix Inc (000660.KS)
SEOUL South Korean chipmakers are hitting a dead end in their quest to find alternatives for key Japanese materials that have been slapped with export restrictions, raising the prospect of major disruption to their operations in the coming months.
SEOUL, July 29 South Korean shares shed nearly 2% on Monday, as tensions with Japan added more pressure on the export-dependent economy already reeling from weak global demand and the U.S.-China tariff war.
SEOUL, July 25 Round-up of South Korean financial markets:
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SEOUL Chipmaker SK Hynix Inc warned on Thursday of a supply disruption due to an escalating trade dispute between South Korea and Japan, and said it would cut investment and production to support a nascent recovery in chip demand.
* Says cannot rule out production disruption due to trade row (Recasts with supply concerns, adds background)
* KOSPI index falls, foreigners net buyers * Korean won weakens versus U.S. dollar * South Korea benchmark bond yield falls SEOUL, July 25 Round-up of South Korean financial markets: ** South Korean shares declined on Thursday as weak second-quarter corporate earnings dampened investor mood, even as chip giants rose after SK Hynix Inc said it would cut investment and production to support a modest rebound in chip demand. The won and the benchmark bon
SEOUL, July 25 South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix Inc reported its smallest quarterly earnings in three years on Thursday as slumping memory prices drove an 89% drop in second-quarter operating profit.
SEOUL South Korea's Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix have asked a local supplier to the boost supply of a key chipmaking chemical to guard against any production disruptions, an official at the supplier said on Tuesday.
SEOUL, July 16 South Korea's Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix have asked a local supplier to the boost supply of a key chipmaking chemical to guard against any production disruptions, an official at the supplier said on Tuesday.