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Seoul: Won ends at 1-week high; stocks steady

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 15:15

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[SEOUL] The South Korean won erased earlier losses and reversed to a near one-week closing high on Wednesday, as investors sold dollars in the later session.

The won was quoted at 1,145.5 to the dollar at the conclusion of onshore trade, up 0.1 per cent compared with Tuesday's close of 1,146.1.

South Korean shares were steady with the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) ending up 0.1 per cent at 2,095.41 points.


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