* KOSPI falls, foreigners net buyers
* KRW weakens to over one-year low vs USD
* South Korea benchmark bond yield rises
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SEOUL, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Round-up of South Korean
** South Korean shares closed lower on Tuesday, in line with
broader Asian markets on lingering fears over the fate of China
Evergrande Group and worries about the potential impact of a
widening power shortage in China. The won weakened to a one-year
low, while the benchmark bond yield rose.
** The KOSPI closed down 35.72 points, or 1.14%, at
** Chip giants led the decline on the benchmark index, with
Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix falling
1.80% and 0.96%, respectively. Naver and Kakao
dropped 2.61% and 2.08%, respectively.
** Without making a reference to ailing developer Evergrande
, China's central bank vowed to protect consumers
exposed to the housing market on Monday and injected more cash
into the banking system.
** Widening power shortages in China, meanwhile, halted
production at a number of factories including suppliers to Apple
Inc and Tesla Inc and are expected to hit the
country's manufacturing sector and associated supply chains.
** Further denting risk appetite were soaring U.S. Treasury
yields that touched a three-month high overnight
following the Federal Reserve's signals last week that bond
purchases could be tapered as early as November.
** Foreigners were net buyers of 10.7 billion won ($9.07
million) worth of shares on the main board.
** The won ended at 1,184.4 per dollar on the onshore
settlement platform, 0.64% lower than its previous
close and marking the lowest close since mid-September last
** In offshore trading, the won was quoted at 1,184.2
per dollar, down 0.5% from the previous day, while in
non-deliverable forward trading its one-month contract
was quoted at 1,185.1.
** In money and debt markets, December futures on three-year
treasury bonds fell 0.16 point to 109.35.
** The benchmark 10-year yield soared by 8.2 basis points to
(Reporting by Joori Roh; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)