* KOSPI falls, foreigners net buyers
* Korean won weakens against U.S. dollar
* South Korea benchmark bond yield falls
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SEOUL, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Round-up of South Korean financial
** South Korean shares fell for a second session on Thursday as
investors weighed the outlook for China's property sector over
ailing developer Evergrande's financial strains and elevated
inflation. The Korean won weakened, while the benchmark bond
** The benchmark KOSPI fell 5.80 points, or 0.19%, to
3,007.33 as of 06:32.
** Among the heavyweights, technology giant Samsung Electronics
fell 0.14% and peer SK Hynix fell 1.63%,
while LG Chem fell 4.05% and Naver rose
** Investors seem to be worried about China's property market
outlook and growth ahead, while preliminary trade data from
Korea was positive and capped further losses, said Lee
Kyoung-min, an analyst at Daishin Securities.
** South Korea's exports for the first 20 days of October soared
36.1% from a year earlier, data showed on Thursday, easing
concerns about supply-chain disruptions caused by the energy
crisis in neighbouring China.
** Foreigners were net buyers of 42.4 billion won worth of
shares on the main board.
** The won was quoted at 1,177.2 per dollar on the onshore
settlement platform, 0.25% lower than its previous
close at 1,174.2.
** In offshore trading, the won was quoted at 1,177.0 per
dollar, down 0.1% from the previous day, while in
non-deliverable forward trading its one-month contract
was quoted at 1,177.7.
** The KOSPI has risen 4.66% so far this year, but lost 6.0% in
the previous 30 trading sessions.
** The trading volume during the session in the KOSPI index
was 871.15 million shares. Of the total traded issues of
926, the number of advancing shares was 297.
** The won has lost 7.7% against the dollar so far this year.
** In money and debt markets, December futures on three-year
treasury bonds rose 0.06 points to 108.67.
(Reporting by Cynthia Kim; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu and Giles