Update November 10, 2015

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S, Korea shares fall, won steady

Sumel Sarker

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S, Korea shares fall, won steady

10 November 2015, Nirapad News: South Korean shares fell on Tuesday morning as investors fretted over the possibility of an imminent US interest rate hike and worried about the outlook for global trade. The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) was down 1.1 per cent at 2,002.66 points at 0235 GMT. Losing shares outnumbered gainers by 5-to-1. The South Korean won was holding steady around mid-session, poised to snap a 3-day slide. The local currency was quoted at 1,157.2 versus the dollar, unchanged from Monday’s onshore close. Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co Ltd climbed 1.9 per cent. Samsung Heavy Industries Co Ltd and Hyundai Heavy Industries Co Ltd advanced 3.6 per cent and 1.4 per cent respectively. Offshore investors sold a net 79 billion Korean won ($68.3 million) worth of KOSPI shares near mid-session

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