[SEOUL] South Korean shares edged lower on Thursday as investors turned risk-averse following downbeat data from the United States and a record recession forecast for the euro zone.

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AT a glitzy Chanel boutique in downtown Seoul, Kim Soo-yeon joined dozens of others in festive shorts and flare dresses, her eyes out for a clutch purse she had coveted for weeks during the...

[SEOUL, South Korea] "I wouldn't say things are totally back to normal," explained Passion Lim, taking in the scene Thursday at the opening for Billy Childish paintings at the Lehmann Maupin...

CAFES bustled with customers, parks teemed with sunbathers, and the first Apple store to reopen outside China had lines snaking out the door as many South Koreans - almost all wearing masks -...

[SEOUL] South Korea on Friday confirmed its second case of the SARS-like virus that has killed at least 25 in China, as concerns mount about a wider outbreak.

[SEOUL] South Korean shares gained on Thursday, underpinned by hopes of a Sino-US trade deal early in 2020 and as investors refrained from selling stocks ahead of them trading ex-dividend a day...

[SEOUL] South Korean shares erased early gains to end little changed on Tuesday as investors moved to the sidelines ahead of a US Federal Reserve rate decision.

[SEOUL] South Korean shares ended near an eight-week peak on Wednesday as oil prices dipped on Saudi Arabia's supply reassurance, with focus shifting to a US Federal Reserve rate decision.

[SEOUL] South Korean shares closed little changed on Tuesday on fears that a spike in oil prices could slow global economic growth further. 

[SEOUL] South Korean shares rose to seven-week peak on Monday as refineries and shipbuilders rallied on oil price surge, though a fall in memory chip stocks limited the gains.