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SEOUL, Sept 21 South Korean shares edged up on
Wednesday after the Bank of Japan adopted a target for long-term
interest rates in an overhaul of its massive monetary stimulus
The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) closed
0.5 percent higher at 2,035.99, with foreign investors buying a
net 88.3 billion won ($78.96 million) worth of KOSPI shares.
The won pared gains made earlier in the session,
tracking the Japanese yen which weakened against the dollar and
euro after the BOJ's decision.
The South Korean currency was quoted at 1,120.1
to the dollar at the conclusion of onshore trade, little changed
compared with Tuesday's close of 1,120.6.
(Reporting by Dahee Kim; Editing by Biju Dwarakanath)