Stocks closed flat Wednesday as investors cashed in profits amid virus fears marring hopes of economic recovery. The won rose against the dollar.
Stocks closed sharply lower Friday as investor sentiment weakened on renewed concerns over the new coronavirus outbreak, analysts said. The won fell against the dollar. The Kospi declined 44.48 points, or 2.04 percent, to finish at 2,132.30.
Stocks closed lower to end a nine-day winning-streak on Thursday, with a gloomy outlook from the U.S. Federal Reserve for the pandemic-hit economy spooking investors. The won fell against the greenback.
Stocks closed higher for the ninth consecutive session Wednesday, although investors held back while waiting for the outcome of a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting, analysts said. The won gained against the greenback.
Stocks closed higher Monday, extending the winning streak to a seventh consecutive session despite losses in Samsung Electronics. The won rose against the dollar.