Stocks ended a five-session winning streak Thursday as investor appetite for risky assets weakened after the Federal Reserve's comments about an earlier-than-expected timeline for a rate hike.
Stocks closed at an all-time high Monday as investors expect the U.S. Federal Reserve to reiterate its support for accommodative policies in this week's monetary policy meeting.
Stocks rebounded Thursday as foreign investors bought heavily.
Stocks retreated for second straight day on Wednesday as investors took to the sidelines ahead of the release of U.S. consumer price data that may give more clues about the Federal Reserve's next move.
Stocks closed Tuesday after choppy trading, as increased valuation pressure offset hopes of a fast economic recovery.
A screen in Hana Bank's trading room in central Seoul shows the Kospi hitting a record high on Monday.
The Korea New Exchange (Konex) is struggling in terms of volume, initial public offerings and the upgrading of listed companies to higher-level exchanges.
Stocks advanced for a fifth straight session Thursday, backed by the U.S. Federal Reserve's economic diagnosis that partially eased market jitters over early post-pandemic inflation.
Stocks advanced for the fourth session in a row Wednesday, backed as strong economic data fueled expectations of an increase in corporate earnings and a quick economic rebound from the pandemic.