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Seoul: Shares dive 4% as coronavirus anxiety offsets stimulus boost

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The Seoul stock market's benchmark KOSPI closed down 69.18 points, or 3.94 per cent, to 1,685.46, logging the biggest daily fall in more than a week.

[SEOUL] South Korean shares closed nearly 4 per cent lower on Wednesday as the coronavirus pandemic and the prospect of a global recession overshadowed stimulus efforts by governments and central banks.

The Seoul stock market's benchmark KOSPI closed down 69.18 points, or 3.94 per cent,...

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