The financial regulators fined two companies for violating short-selling regulations.
Korean financial regulators will provide more support for the property market in order to increase the odds of a soft landing.
A range of possible remedies for an alleged banking 'oligopoly' were suggested by regulators on Thursday, from better information to outright intervention.
Financial regulators vowed to concentrate all their policy capacity towards advancing the capital market to “quantum jump” to the next level.
Financial institutions are trying to get ahead of the trend by creating security token offerings even before they are legal in Korea.
Apple Pay's impending debut in Korea comes nearly a decade after Apple first introduced the payment system in 2014.
In line with continuing efforts to battle the "Korea discount," the Financial Services Commission (FSC) will encourage companies to announce the dividend payout amount earlier, in line with international standards.
Korea's financial regulator said Monday it will beef up efforts to revamp the country's capital market regulations in a way that helps them live up to "global standards" and enhances the protection of shareholders in local equity markets.
Korea's regulators are coming in with heavy support for the property market, which has been teetering as a result of falling values and high debt levels.
The Financial Services Commission (FSC) will scrap the foreign investor registration system this year, along with other restrictions out of line with international standards.