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SEOUL Oct 14 The South Korean won edged
up on Friday and pared some of its losses from the past three
sessions, while foreign stock purchases also moderately
supported the currency.
The won was quoted at 1,135.9 to the dollar at
the end of onshore trade, up 0.3 percent versus to Thursday's
close of 1,135.9.
South Korean shares also rose with the Korea Composite Stock
Price Index (KOSPI) closing up 0.4 percent at 2,022.66
Offshore investors bought a net 32.3 billion won ($29
million) worth of KOSPI shares for the day.
The currency and stocks both ended the week down 1.5
percent, their biggest weekly fall in four weeks.
(Reporting by Dahee Kim; Editing by Eric Meijer)