* KOSPI gains, foreigners net sellers * Korean won strengthens against U.S. dollar * South Korea benchmark bond yield falls SEOUL, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Round-up of South Korean financial markets: ** South Korean shares on Friday rebounded from a near two-month low hit in the previous session, as an overnight Wall Street rally supported sentiment, but worries over coronavirus resurgence and a delay in economic recovery capped gains. ** The won strengthened, while the benchmark bond yield fell. ** By 0156 GMT, the benchmark KOSPI rose 19.77 points, or 0.87%, to 2,292.47. But the index is set to snap four straight weekly gains. ** Majority of market heavyweights strengthened, while biopharmaceutical firm Celltrion's led gains, jumping 4.6%. ** Shares of South Korea's second-largest carrier Asiana Airlines rose as much as 12.9%, while its budget carrier Air Busan and logistic affiliate Asiana IDT climbed 21.1% and 19.1%, respectively. ** South Korea reported 114 new coronavirus cases as of Thursday midnight, smaller jump than 125 a day earlier but bringing the national tally to 23,455, according to an official statement. ** "Investors will also keep an eye on (South Korea's) October exports data due next week," said Choi Yoo-june, analyst at Shinhan Investment Corp. ** Foreigners were net sellers of 25.5 billion won ($21.80 million) worth of shares on the main board. ** The won was quoted at 1,170.0 per dollar on the onshore settlement platform , 0.23% higher than its previous close at 1,172.7. ** That tracked gains in Chinese yuan, after FTSE Russell announced to add Chinese government bonds to its World Government Bond Index starting in 2021. ** In offshore trading, the won was quoted at 1,169.6 per dollar, while in non-deliverable forward trading its one-month contract was quoted at 1,169.8. ** In money and debt markets, December futures on three-year treasury bonds fell 0.02 points to 112.02. ** The most liquid 3-year Korean treasury bond yield fell by 2.6 basis points to 0.857%. ($1 = 1,169.7100 won) (Reporting by Joori Roh, Additional reporting by Jihoon Lee; Editing by Rashmi Aich)
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