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SEOUL Oct 7 South Korean shares slipped on
Friday as appetites for stocks wanted, which some analysts said
could signal an end to a rally that started in mid-September.
The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) closed
down 0.6 percent at 2,053.80 points.
Offshore investors turned into net buyers by the end of the
session. They purchased a net 36.7 billion won ($32.92 million)
worth of KOSPI shares.
The South Korean won inched down and was quoted
at 1,115.5 to the dollar at the conclusion of onshore trade,
down 0.3 percent from Thursday's close of 1,112.2.
The currency lost 1.3 percent against the U.S. dollar on a
(Reporting by Dahee Kim; Editing by Richard Borsuk)