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Foreign ownerhsip in Korean stocks exceeds 30%

Posted July. 10, 2000 17:19,   


During the first half, foreigners¡¯ net purchase of Korean company stocks that are listed on the Korea Stock Exchange exceeded 10 trillion won for the first time and they accounted for more than 30% of the entire market capitalization.

The Korea Stock Exchange reported that the accumulated net purchase of Korean stocks by foreign investors by July 7 amounted to 10.05 trillion won.

Lee Cheol-Yong lcy@donga.com