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SEOUL Dec 15 The South Korean won edged
down on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest
rates and signalled a faster-than-expected pace of monetary
policy tightening for the year ahead.
The South Korean won was quoted at 1,178.5 to the
dollar at the conclusion of onshore trade, down 0.75 percent
compared to Wednesday's close of 1,169.7.
The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) closed
down 0.01 percent at 2,036.65 points.
(Reporting by Cynthia Kim; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)