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SEOUL Dec 26 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)