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Cynthia Kim

UPDATE 2-S.Korea's c.bank trims growth outlook as rate cut bets rise

Apr 18 2019

* S.Korea's June futures on 3-year KTB up on dovish statement (Recasts after Governor Lee's news conference)

South Korea's central bank to stand pat on rates; may cut growth outlook - Reuters poll

Apr 15 2019

SEOUL South Korea's central bank will likely keep its base rate unchanged on Thursday, even amid easing price pressures and slowing economic growth, a Reuters poll of economists showed.

South Korea inflation slows to near three-year low, bolsters rate cut expectations

Apr 01 2019

SEOUL South Korea's headline inflation slowed to its weakest pace since July 2016 in March on declines in food prices and weaker service costs growth, adding pressure for policymakers to shift to an easing stance and ramp up stimulus.

South Korea's burned out millennials choose YouTube over Samsung

Apr 01 2019

SEOUL Yoon Chang-hyun's parents told him to get his sanity checked when he quit his secure job as a researcher at Samsung Electronics Co in 2015 to start his own YouTube channel. | Video

South Korea March exports contract for fourth month, puts policymakers on notice

Mar 31 2019

SEOUL South Korea's exports contracted for a fourth month in March but at a slower rate in a sign of continued strain on the trade reliant economy, putting pressure on policymakers to shift to an easing stance to ward off growing external risks.

UPDATE 1-S.Korea c.bank sold net $187 mln in FX intervention in 2H 2018

Mar 29 2019

* USD/KRW market was relatively stable in 2H 2018 - BOK official

South Korea's factory output contracts sharply to two-year low as exports sag

Mar 28 2019

SEOUL South Korea's February industrial production contracted sharply to a two-year low and missed forecasts by a large margin on shrinking output of cars and other key sectors, piling pressure on Asia's fourth-largest economy as external demand wanes.

With Fed pause, list of potential Asia rate cutters grows

Mar 27 2019

SEOUL/HONG KONG A slowing global economy and abrupt end to Federal Reserve policy tightening have shifted rate cut expectations in Asia to probable from possible, with the market betting on moves by a growing list of central banks.

POLL-S.Korea March exports to shrink for 4th month on chip sector, China demand woes

Mar 27 2019

* reuters://realtime/verb=Open/url=cpurl://apps.cp./Apps/econ-polls?RIC=KREXP%3DECI poll data

South Korea exports suffer biggest slide in nearly three years as China sales sag

Feb 28 2019

SEOUL South Korea's exports contracted at their steepest pace in nearly three years in February as demand from its major market China cooled further in yet another sign of faltering momentum in Asia's fourth-largest economy.

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