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Reporter : Lee Min-hyung
Sat, June 3, 2023 | 05:52
UAE explores investment opportunities in Korea
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is on track to execute $2 billion (2.63 trillion won) of investments in Korea's promising growth areas such as energy and information and communications technology (ICT), the Korea Development Bank (KDB) said in a statement Monday.
Korean retail investors eye Japanese stock market on weakening yen
Retail investors are increasing their bets on the Japanese stock market, which has displayed an unexpectedly outstanding rally buoyed by exporters' stellar earnings thanks to a weak yen.
Why money flows into internet-only banks from legacy lenders
Legacy banks are losing appeal among customers, as internet-only banks become the more attractive option for depositing savings, data showed.
Osstem Implant set to be delisted from stock market
Osstem Implant is on its way to being delisted from the Korean stock market after its major shareholder decided to put that option up for a vote at the upcoming shareholders' meeting in June.
Crypto market should abide by similar regulations as legacy banks: BOK
Korea's financial authorities should introduce a similar level of regulation to the cryptocurrency market as rules concerning legacy banks, since any possible financial fiasco from crypto trading may end up causing serious damage to the real economy, the Bank of Korea (BOK) said in a report Thursday.
Entertainment emerges as new savior of Korea's stock market
Entertainment industry players have emerged as the new savior of the Korean stock market on hopes for their structural growth driven by the global popularity of K-pop. Investors expect that entertainment firms may follow in the footsteps of secondary battery players - which had been at the center of investors' attention in the first quarter.
Korea Exchange extends listing fee exemptions for SRI bonds
The Korea Exchange has decided to exempt commission fees for the listing of socially responsible investment (SRI) bonds for another two years until June 2025, in a move to foster environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) investment here, the exchange operator said.
Securities firms zero in on Indonesian market
Indonesia is emerging as a hub for major securities firms' overseas business due to the country's economic and demographic potential. Brokerage houses here have long recognized the need to diversify their sales channels overseas amid toughening competition in the domestic market. Their revenue structures are also vulnerable to macroeconomic circumstances, as was shown by thei...
Mirae Asset acquires GHCO for expansion into European ETF market
Mirae Asset Securities is moving to expand its advancement into the European financial market after completing the acquisition of GHCO, an exchange-traded fund (ETF) market maker based in London, the Korean brokerage house said Wednesday.
Securities firms seize assets of key suspect behind latest stock scandal
Securities firms are moving to seek a provisional attachment for the financial assets of Ra Deok-yeon, the head of an unauthorized investment consulting company, after the firms suffered losses in the latest stock manipulation scandal.
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