* KOSPI falls, foreigners net sellers
* Korean won strengthens against U.S. dollar
* South Korea benchmark bond yield rises
SEOUL, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Round-up of South Korean financial
** South Korean shares fell on Tuesday, following Wall Street's
overnight declines, as Hyundai Motor Co tumbled
after warning of a hit to third-quarter earnings. The Korean won
strengthened, while the benchmark bond yield rose.
** By 0301 GMT, the benchmark KOSPI fell 17.42 points,
or 0.74%, to 2,329.32.
** Shares in South Korean automaker Hyundai and affiliate Kia
Motors Corp tumbled as much as 6% on Tuesday after
saying third-quarter earnings would be hit by a further $3
billion in charges related to engine problems.
** Uncertainties related to U.S. election and a surge in
coronavirus cases across America and Europe are hurting investor
sentiment, said Seo Jung-hun, an analyst at Samsung Securities.
** Wall Street's main indexes fell on Monday as investors
worried that they might not see a coronavirus stimulus deal
before the presidential election, while global infections
surpassing 40 million.
** Foreigners were net sellers of 8.4 billion won worth of
shares on the main board.
** The won was quoted at 1,139.3 per dollar on the onshore
settlement platform, 0.24% higher than its previous
close of 1,142.0.
** In offshore trading, the won was quoted at 1,139.4 per
dollar, up 0.1% from the previous day, while in non-deliverable
forward trading its one-month contract was quoted
** MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan
was up 0.36%.
** The KOSPI has risen 5.99% this year, but has lost 0.1% in the
previous 30 trading sessions.
** The won has gained 1.5% against the dollar this year.
** The most liquid 3-year Korean treasury bond yield rose by 1.8
basis points to 0.910%, while the benchmark 10-year yield rose
by 1.5 basis points to 1.456%.
(Reporting by Cynthia Kim and Jihoon Lee; Editing by Amy Caren