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NATO leaders reaffirm strong alliance against rise of China, Russia

NATO leaders reaffirm strong alliance against rise of China, Russia

now this year’s NATO summit has wrapped up just outside London it got quite testy between the leaders at times but the general consensus is that the summit was fairly successful in the end for more on this and other… Continue Reading

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Korea’s agricultural exports to China rebound as THAAD tensions ease

Korea’s agricultural exports to China rebound as THAAD tensions ease

South Korea’s exports of agricultural and livestock products to China have rebounded since Seoul and Beijing agreed last month to repair relations damaged by the deployment of the U.S. THAAD anti-missile system. According to the Korea Agro-Fisheries and Food Trade… Continue Reading

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Seoul stocks slightly rebound on risk taking

Seoul stocks slightly rebound on risk taking

South Korean shares closed a tad higher on Tuesday as slightly more optimistic comments from Washington and Beijing over trade negotiations relieved some concerns. Our Won Jung-hwan has this report. Korea’s benchmark index, the KOSPI, opened sharply lower on Tuesday… Continue Reading

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S. Korea’s foreign reserves rise US$ 1.1 bil. m/m to US$ 407.5 bil. in Nov.

S. Korea’s foreign reserves rise US$ 1.1 bil. m/m to US$ 407.5 bil. in Nov.

now South Korea’s foreign exchange reserves hit an all-time high in November the Bank of Korea says reserves amounted to four hundred 7.5 billion US dollars that’s up over 1 billion dollars from October it attributed the rise to increase… Continue Reading

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KOSPI rebounds after turbulent morning on Friday

KOSPI rebounds after turbulent morning on Friday

South Korea’s main stock index closed higher on Friday after a turbulent morning session at the benchmark Kospi closed at 20 156 of nearly 0.4% from the previous session during morning trading it hit the lowest point since March last… Continue Reading

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KOSPI picks up on rebound in oil prices and expectations of U.S. rate freeze

KOSPI picks up on rebound in oil prices and expectations of U.S. rate freeze

Korea’s benchmark index ticked up today,… on an oil price rebound and anticipation the U.S. will freeze its rates. The KOSPI rose 1-point-4 percent, closing at just under the 19-hundred mark. Oil prices rebounded to the psychologically significant level of… Continue Reading

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S. Korea’s export goods index has rebound to an increase in March

S. Korea’s export goods index has rebound to an increase in March

The nations export goods index rebounded,… thanks to strong semiconductor exports. According to the Bank of Korea,… it jumped 3-point-4-percent on-year in March,… ending the falling trend which began in November. Terms of trade on the other hand… dipped for… Continue Reading

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Korea’s overall output levels rebound in November

Korea’s overall output levels rebound in November

Korea’s production output level across all sectors rebounded one-point-six percent last month compared to the month before,… and by four-point-six percent on-year. It’s especially significant as it’s the first on-year gain in three months,… and the biggest on-year increase since… Continue Reading

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S. Korea’s exports rebound in November

S. Korea’s exports rebound in November

Exports returned to growth in November. The trade ministry says outbound shipments rose two-point-seven percent last month from a year ago… to 45-point-five billion U.S. dollars. The rebound comes after three straight months of decline,… following a brief turnaround in… Continue Reading

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Consumer sentiment rebounds for first time in four months in September

Consumer sentiment rebounds for first time in four months in September

Data show Korean consumers are optimistic about the economy overall, thanks to a rising stock market and a strong economy. And they’re particularly optimistic about the housing market. Kim Ji-yeon reports. South Korea’s consumer sentiment rebounded for the first time… Continue Reading