* KOSPI rises, foreigners net buyers

* Korean won strengthens against dollar

* South Korea benchmark bond yield rises

SEOUL, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Round-up of South Korean financial markets:

** South Korean shares rose on Monday, with chipmakers leading the gains, while broader market focus was on major economic data releases this week.

** The benchmark KOSPI rose 14.26 points, or 0.57%, to 2,510.89 by 0150 GMT.

** Chipmaker Samsung Electronics rose 0.42% and peer SK Hynix gained 1.80%, while DB Hitek jumped 5.85%.

** Among other index heavyweights, automakers rose, but biopharmaceutical manufacturers fell, while online platform companies traded mixed. Battery makers were flat.

** Most index heavyweights changed by less than 1% as there was little momentum ahead of economic data releases, such as U.S. inflation and South Korea exports.

** The Bank of Korea meets on Thursday for the last rate decision for this year, after six straight meetings of rate hold. It last raised interest rates in January.

** Beauty product makers rose as the government decided to double the limit on tax refunds for foreign tourists from January 2024. Amorepacific Corp rose 2.92%, while LG Household & Healthcare rose 1.33%.

** Of the total 938 traded issues, 440 shares advanced, while 446 declined.

** Foreigners were net buyers of shares worth 10.2 billion won ($7.88 million) on the main board so far on Monday.

** The won was quoted at 1,301.0 per dollar on the onshore settlement platform, 0.42% higher than its previous close at 1,306.4.

** In money and debt markets, December futures on three-year treasury bonds fell 0.13 point to 103.58.

** The most liquid three-year Korean treasury bond yield rose by 4.3 basis points to 3.721%, while the benchmark 10-year yield rose by 2.9 basis points to 3.808%.

($1 = 1,294.3500 won) (Reporting by Jihoon Lee; Editing by Rashmi Aich)