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Korea plans foreign exchange inspection on banks

31-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

South Korean authorities plan to inspect foreign exchange trading at banks operating in the country from next week, a senior finance ministry official said on Tuesday, a move [...]
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Korea September current account surplus edges down vs Aug

31-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s current account surplus fell to $3.90 billion in September on a seasonally adjusted basis from a revised $4.46 billion surplus in August on a sharp rise [...]
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Korea sets new window for rocket launch

Korea sets new window for rocket launch

30-Oct-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 8:05 AM

South Korea said Monday it would make another attempt to send a satellite into space next month after a scheduled rocket launch last week was cancelled because of a technical [...]
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Korea activists release anti-North leaflets

Korea activists release anti-North leaflets

30-Oct-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:48 AM

South Korean activists floated anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border with North Korea on Monday, a week after the North threatened military action over a similar [...]
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Korea’s SK Lubricants picks six banks to advise $1.3b IPO-source

30-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s SK Lubricants Co has picked Samsung Securities and Korea Investment & Securities as lead managers for its planned initial public offering, a source [...]
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Korea pension fund needs more contributions, new investments

Korea pension fund needs more contributions, new investments

30-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

The first payouts from South Korea’s state pension fund only started in 2008, but faced with the fastest ageing population among developed nations and one of the lowest [...]
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Korea’s manufacturer confidence falls for second month

30-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

South Korean manufacturers’ confidence fell for the second straight month as slowing economic growth weighed on sentiment. An index measuring expectations for November [...]
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Korea Q3 growth dips

29-Oct-2012 Intellasia | The Star | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s economic growth almost halted in the third quarter as hesitant and indebted consumers were unable to make up for steep spending cuts by companies on [...]
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Korea’s consumer confidence falls to lowest in nine months

27-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

South Korean consumer confidence fell to a nine-month low, a sign that domestic spending may be weakening as Europe’s debt crisis and slowing growth in emerging markets [...]
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Korea’s growth slows as global cooling caps export demand

27-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s economy grew at the slowest pace in three years as Europe’s debt crisis and a slowdown in emerging markets reduced corporate investment and capped [...]
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Korea rocket launch delayed by at least three days

27-Oct-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

South Korea on Friday suspended by at least three days a scheduled rocket launch that would have marked its third attempt to send a satellite into orbit, officials said, [...]
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Korea starts North-focused military exercise

Korea starts North-focused military exercise

26-Oct-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 8:43 AM

South Korea on Thursday kicked off an annual, large-scale military exercise aimed at countering threats from North Korea at a time of heightened cross-border tensions. The [...]
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Korea won advances on speculation exporters selling dollar

26-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

South Korea’s won approached a 13- month high on speculation exporters are selling dollars to convert overseas earnings near the end of the month. government bonds [...]
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Korea’s space programme seen as successful

26-Oct-2012 Intellasia | Korea Times | 7:01 AM

Korea will attempt to send a satellite into space this week with a locally assembled space rocket for the third time, leading to the question: Will it succeed this time? [...]
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N Korea’s Air Koryo opens online booking

N Korea’s Air Koryo opens online booking

26-Oct-2012 Intellasia | AFP | 7:01 AM

The world’s only one star airline, North Korea’s Air Koryo, has finally joined the Internet age with an online booking service, offering flights to and from the [...]
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