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South Korea authorities pledge to act if market volatility excessive

Aug 06 2019

SEOUL South Korea's financial authorities said on Tuesday they would act quickly if volatility in the country's markets is excessive.

UPDATE 2-S.Korea authorities pledge to act if market volatility excessive

Aug 06 2019

SEOUL, Aug 6 South Korea's financial authorities said on Tuesday they would act quickly if volatility in the country's markets is excessive.

South Korea July exports slump for 8th month as China-U.S. row, Japan curbs weigh

Jul 31 2019

SEOUL South Korea's exports tumbled for an eighth straight month in July, with persistently weak global demand and an escalating dispute with Japan painting an increasingly gloomy picture for Asia's fourth-largest economy.

UPDATE 1-S.Korea July exports slump for 8th mth as China-U.S. row, Japan curbs weigh

Jul 31 2019

* Japan's export controls, China-U.S. conflict cloud (Adds details, economist comment, July PMI, July inflation)

South Korea July exports seen contracting again on trade, chip sector woes: Reuters poll

Jul 29 2019

SEOUL South Korean exports probably fell in July for the eighth month in a row, but at a slower pace, as a trade rift with Japan dragged on an economy already hurting from weak global demand and the U.S.-China tariff war, a Reuters poll showed.

South Korea second-quarter GDP bounces as public spending offsets private sector drag

Jul 24 2019

SEOUL South Korea's economy swung back to growth in the second quarter, dodging a technical recession, although the expansion was mostly driven by government spending, suggesting the central bank may need to cut rates again to stoke demand.

South Korea's economy may return to growth in second quarter, but Japan row a new risk: Reuters poll

Jul 23 2019

SEOUL South Korea's economy probably returned to growth in the second quarter after a surprising contraction in the first, helped mainly by government spending, a Reuters poll found on Tuesday.

From beer to pens, South Koreans boycott Japanese brands as diplomatic row intensifies

Jul 19 2019

SEOUL As soon as supermarket manager Cho Min-hyuk got to work the day after Tokyo imposed curbs on exports to South Korea, he pulled all Japanese products off the shelves. | Video

From beer to pens, South Koreans boycott Japanese brands as diplomatic row intensifies

Jul 19 2019

SEOUL As soon as supermarket manager Cho Min-hyuk got to work the day after Tokyo imposed curbs on exports to South Korea, he pulled all Japanese products off the shelves. | Video

South Korea central bank surprises with rate cut, likely to loosen again

Jul 18 2019

SEOUL South Korea's central bank delivered a surprise interest rate cut on Thursday, and shaved this year's growth forecast to the lowest in a decade, as a brewing dispute with Japan piled more pressure on the trade-dependent economy.

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