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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.
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Date:Mar 15, 1999
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