Stocks rise while investors await U.S. monetary policy clues
Shares closed slightly higher on Monday as investors awaited clues over future U.S. monetary policy directions ahead of this week's U.S. Federal Reserve meeting.
Stocks open higher before U.S. rate-setting meeting
The Kospi added 8.58 points, or 0.34 percent, to 2,526.43 in the first 15 minutes of trading.
Shares rise on the back of Wall Street gains
Shares gained more than 1 percent Friday, led by the strong performance of big-cap tech shares that tracked overnight gains on Wall Street. The local currency sharply rose in value against the dollar.
Stocks dip amid growing concerns for U.S. economy
Shares ended lower Thursday as investors were concerned the U.S. economy may be losing steam. The local currency sharply fell in value against the dollar.
Foreigners become net buyers of Korean stocks in November, end 3-month selling streak
Foreign investors of Korean stocks were net buyers last month after three months of net sellers, having purchased a net 3.3 trillion won ($2.5 billion) worth of stocks in November.
Shares open lower on Wall Street losses
The Kospi retreated 8.91 points, or 0.36 percent, to 2,486.47 in the first 15 minutes of trading.
Stocks close flat after topsy-turvy trading session
Shares closed nearly flat Wednesday as major stocks ended in mixed territory. The local currency lost ground against the dollar.
Shares open higher on chip, finance gains
The Kospi gained 5.65 points, or 0.23 percent, to 2,499.93 in the first 15 minutes of trading.
Tech and battery stocks drag Kospi down
Kospi shares closed lower as investors reduced expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut rates next year. Tech and battery stocks weighed on the index, while shipbuilders and auto shares saw mixed movement.
Stocks open lower before U.S. jobs data
The Kospi retreated 17.21 points, or 0.68 percent, to 2,497.74 in the first 15 minutes of trading.