Log in
E-mail
Password
Show password
Remember
Forgot password ?
Become a member for free
Sign up
Sign up
New member
Sign up for FREE
New customer
Discover our services
Settings
Settings
Dynamic quotes 
OFFON
  1. Homepage
  2. Indexes
  3. World
  4. KOSPI Composite Index
  5. News
  6. Summary
    KOSPI   KRD020020008

KOSPI COMPOSITE INDEX

(KOSPI)
SummaryQuotesChartsNewsComponents 
SummaryMost relevantAll NewsOther languagesMarketScreener Strategies

S.Korean stocks see best day in over a week on Samsung Elec, Hyundai Motor boost

01/19/2021 | 02:12am EDT

* KOSPI jumps 2.6%, foreigners purchase net $374 mln

* Korean won strengthens against U.S. dollar

* South Korea benchmark bond yield rises

* For the midday report, please click

SEOUL, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Round-up of South Korean financial markets:

** South Korean shares rebounded to end higher on Tuesday, marking its sharpest gain since Jan. 8, boosted by shares of Samsung Electronics and Hyundai Motor, and upbeat Chinese data from Monday.

** Both the won and the benchmark bond yield gained.

** The benchmark index KOSPI closed up 78.73 points, or 2.61%, at 3,092.66.

** A 11.2% gain in auto stocks was the biggest boost, with the country's largest carmaker Hyundai Motor surging as much as 8.5%.

** Chip giant Samsung Electronics also jumped as much as 3.5%, recovering from its sharpest decline in five months on Monday after its group leader was sentenced to a 30-month jail term.

** Other heavyweights such as battery makers LG Chem and Samsung SDI added 3.4% and 3.7%, respectively.

** KOSPI rebounded with auto sector widening gains, while hopes for a large-scale stimulus ahead of the Senate testimony of U.S. Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen added to the sentiment, said Kiwoom Securities' analyst Seo Sang-young.

** Meanwhile, China's fourth-quarter GDP data on Monday confirmed its economy is expected to maintain resilient growth that could help underpin growth in the region.

** Foreigners were net buyers of 412.5 billion won ($373.89 million) worth of shares on the main board.

** The won ended at 1,102.9 per dollar on the onshore settlement platform, up 0.09%.

** In offshore trading, the won was quoted at 1,103.1 per dollar, down 0.1%, while in non-deliverable forward trading its one-month contract was quoted at 1,102.5.

** In money and debt markets, March futures on three-year treasury bonds fell 0.02 points to 111.58.

** The most liquid 3-year Korean treasury bond yield rose by 0.8 basis point to 0.976%.

($1 = 1,103.2800 won) (Reporting by Joori Roh, additional reporting by Jihoon Lee; editing by Uttaresh.V)


© Reuters 2021
Stocks mentioned in the article
ChangeLast1st jan.
CELLTRION, INC. 3.18% 275500 End-of-day quote.-23.26%
HYUNDAI CORPORATION -2.72% 17850 End-of-day quote.11.91%
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY 0.48% 209000 End-of-day quote.8.85%
KAKAO CORP. -1.65% 119500 End-of-day quote.53.40%
KOSPI COMPOSITE INDEX 0.11% 3134.66 Real-time Quote.9.08%
LG CHEM, LTD. -2.09% 701000 End-of-day quote.-14.93%
LG HOUSEHOLD & HEALTH CARE LTD. -1.81% 1358000 End-of-day quote.-16.17%
NAVER CORPORATION 0.25% 403000 End-of-day quote.37.78%
SAMSUNG BIOLOGICS CO.,LTD. 1.86% 933000 End-of-day quote.12.95%
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 1.45% 77200 End-of-day quote.-4.69%
SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD. 0.00% 725000 End-of-day quote.15.45%
SDI CORPORATION 2.41% 127.5 End-of-day quote.29.84%
SK HYNIX INC. 2.88% 107000 End-of-day quote.-9.70%
All news about KOSPI COMPOSITE INDEX
09/17Asian Stock Markets Choppily Higher On Bargain-Hunting, Tech Gains, Softer Ye..
MT
09/17South Korea Stocks Rise on Upbeat August US Retail Sales; Samsung Electronics..
MT
09/17KOSPI COMPOSITE INDEX : South Korean Stocks Close Higher on Strong August US Ret..
MT
09/17S.Korean stocks end week slightly higher before three-day holiday
RE
09/16KOSPI COMPOSITE INDEX : South Korea's Public Account Swings to $43 Billion Defic..
MT
09/16Asian Stock Markets Choppily Lower on China Regulatory and Property Outlook
MT
09/16SSANGYONG MOTOR : Receives Bids from South Korean EV Maker, Two Others
MT
09/16South Korean Stocks Close in Red on Tech Giants’ Losses; SK Innovation ..
MT
09/16KOSPI COMPOSITE INDEX : South Korean Stocks Decline on Losses by Tech Heavyweigh..
MT
09/16KOSPI COMPOSITE INDEX : South Korea's Fishery Goods Exports Soars 18% in January..
MT
More news
Chart KOSPI COMPOSITE INDEX
Duration : Period :
KOSPI Composite Index Technical Analysis Chart | MarketScreener
Full-screen chart
Technical analysis trends KOSPI COMPOSITE INDEX
Short TermMid-TermLong Term
TrendsNeutralNeutralBullish