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Foreign investors’ capital is flowing into China as leading items in the South Korean stock market is losing its strength due to negative factors from home and abroad.
Due to Negative Factors
1 September 2017 - 1:30pm
Foreign investors’ capital in flowing into China as leading items in the South Korean stock market being losing strength due to China’s escalating economic retaliation against Korean firms over the...
Ranking 1st in Asia
31 August 2017 - 10:30am
More than 300 exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have been listed on the domestic stock market. The Korea Exchange (KRX) announced its plan to list 500 ETF items and turn it into the global leading market...
The balance of overseas securities investment by Korean institutional investors hit a record high as of the end of Q2.
Hitting Record High
30 August 2017 - 7:45pm
As of the end of the second quarter (April to June) of this year, the balance of overseas securities investment by Korean institutional investors hit a record high. This was attributable to the fact...
Local accounting firms are struggling with a series of lawsuits as an increasing number of investors are filing a suit against them for incompetent audit.
Surging Suit Costs
30 August 2017 - 10:45am
Accounting firms in South Korea are struggling with a series of lawsuits as an increasing number of investors are filing a suit against them for incompetent audit. They have failed to pick out...
Global credit rating agencies such as S&P, Fitch and Moody’s maintained their respective credit ratings for Samsung Electronics at AA-, A+ and A1 in spite of vice chairman Lee Jae-yong’s imprisonment sentence.
Short Term Vs. Long Term
29 August 2017 - 2:15pm
Global credit rating agencies such as S&P, Fitch and Moody’s recently maintained their respective credit ratings for Samsung Electronics at AA-, A+ and A1 in view of the current semiconductor...
Korea’s top 10 business groups owned by foreign investors decreased by more than 16 trillion won (US$14.27 billion) in one month.
Selling Spree
29 August 2017 - 2:15pm
As the correction territory has recently continued, the stock value of listed subsidiaries from South Korea’s top 10 business groups owned by foreign investors decreased by more than 16 trillion won...
Samsung Electronics to Join Corporate Governance Structure Disclosure System
First in the Industry
25 August 2017 - 6:30pm
Samsung Electronics has decided to take part in “corporate governance structure disclosure system,” which has been introduced by the Korea Exchange (KRX) early this year in order to improve the...
South Korea’s total foreign loans at the end of June stood at US$407.3 billion (459.43 trillion won), up US$1.7 billion (1.92 trillion won) from the first quarter.
Keeping Soundness
25 August 2017 - 6:15pm
South Korea’s foreign loans slightly increased in the second quarter of this year, reaching a record high. The related soundness indicators have continuously shown a favorable trend.  According to a...
A total of 18 securities firms in will begin offering blockchain-based authentication service in October.
First in the World
25 August 2017 - 12:45pm
South Korean securities companies will start providing blockchain technology-based authentication service from October for the first time in the world. According to the Korea Financial Investment...
The sharp increase in Korean investors' overseas stock investments led the financial assets overseas held by Koreans to surpass US$1.33 trillion.
Hitting Record High
25 August 2017 - 11:30am
Korean investors' overseas stock investments rocketed, leading the financial assets overseas held by Koreans to surpass US$1.33 trillion for the first time. According to the data titled “...
The Financial Services Commission (FSC) will ease the short-selling’s proportion to the entire stock trading and increase fines on investors who violate short-selling regulations.
Regulating Short-selling
24 August 2017 - 12:00pm
Starting from the end of next month, South Korea’s financial authorities will expand the labeling standards for stocks that experience excessive short-selling. They will also toughen the penalties...
Approximately 140 Bithumb members are planning to file a class action suit against the largest bitcoin exchange in Korea within this year.
Class Action
22 August 2017 - 4:30pm
It has been found that approximately 140 Bithumb members are planning to file a class action suit against Bithumb within this year. “We recently appointed a law firm and decided to file the first...

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