December 26, 2016 / 6:46 AM / 9 months ago

S.Korean won, stocks inch up in thin trading

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SEOUL, Dec 26 (Reuters) - The South Korean won and shares closed firmer on Monday after a muted trading session as market players held their positions ahead of year-end.

The won was quoted at 1,201.4 to the dollar at the conclusion of onshore trade, up 0.1 percent compared to Friday’s close of 1,203.0.

The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) closed up 0.1 percent at 2,037.75 points.

Offshore investors sold a net 30.1 billion won ($25.07 million) worth of KOSPI shares for the day. (Reporting by Dahee Kim; Editing by Amrutha Gayathri)

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