Korean stock prices down 3.58 points to 569.27.
SEOUL, Mar. 10 Kyodo Korean stocks fell Wednesday on heavy sales
prior to futures contract maturity on Thursday and China's market
slump following reports of Beijing's establishing a panel to
deliberate possible yuan devaluation, reports Yonhap. The benchmark
KOSPI retreated 3.58 points to 569.27. Trade volume totaled 157 million
shares on a turnover of 1.4 trillion won. Losers led gainers 494 to 306
with 68 others remaining unchanged. Banking, wood product, and
non-ferrous metal issues rose while merchant banking, insurance, and
fabricated metal indices fell.