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SEOUL Feb 8 South Korean shares fell to a more
than three-week closing low on Wednesday, as foreign investor
demand for local equities decreased after the won's rally
against the U.S. dollar.
The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) closed
down 0.5 percent at 2,065.08 points, the weakest since Jan. 16.
The South Korean won nudged down and was quoted
at 1,147.2 to the dollar at the conclusion of onshore trade. It
was down 0.3 percent compared with Tuesday's close of 1,144.3.
Offshore investors sold a net 242.6 billion won ($211.56
million) worth of KOSPI shares.
(Reporting by Dahee Kim; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)