Buy on fear?
A signboard shows exchange rates and benchmark Kospi at a dealing room of KEB Hana Bank in central Seoul. On tensions in the Middle East, the Kospi lost 24.23 points, or 1.11 percent, to close at 2,151.31. The won closed at 1,170.80 won per dollar, up 4.4 won from the previous session’s close. [YONHAP]