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Seoul: Stocks, won end slightly weaker, await Fed's decision

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[SEOUL] South Korean shares and the won closed slightly softer on Wednesday but most traders stuck to the sidelines ahead of a Federal Reserve policy decision later in the day.

The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) closed up 0.3 per cent at 1,974.90 points.

The local currency was quoted at 1,193.3 to the US dollar at the conclusion of onshore trade, down 0.5 per cent compared to Tuesday's close of 1,187.7.


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