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Joori Roh

UPDATE 2-S.Korea's c.bank trims growth outlook as rate cut bets rise

18 Apr 2019

* S.Korea's June futures on 3-year KTB up on dovish statement (Recasts after Governor Lee's news conference)

South Korea's central bank to stand pat on rates; may cut growth outlook - Reuters poll

16 Apr 2019

SEOUL South Korea's central bank will likely keep its base rate unchanged on Thursday, even amid easing price pressures and slowing economic growth, a Reuters poll of economists showed.

RPT-"Gangnam style" sex crime: K-pop scandals uncover dark side of Seoul’s flashiest district

14 Apr 2019

* Scandals ensnare K-pop stars, top clubs, and police officials

'Gangnam style' sex crime - K-pop scandals uncover dark side of Seoul’s flashiest district

14 Apr 2019

SEOUL On a recent weekend night, the dance floor at one of the hottest clubs in Seoul's swanky Gangnam district held only a few dozen people surrounded by mostly empty tables.

South Korea inflation slows to near three-year low, bolsters rate cut expectations

02 Apr 2019

SEOUL South Korea's headline inflation slowed to its weakest pace since July 2016 in March on declines in food prices and weaker service costs growth, adding pressure for policymakers to shift to an easing stance and ramp up stimulus.

South Korea March exports contract for fourth month, puts policymakers on notice

01 Apr 2019

SEOUL South Korea's exports contracted for a fourth month in March but at a slower rate in a sign of continued strain on the trade reliant economy, putting pressure on policymakers to shift to an easing stance to ward off growing external risks.

UPDATE 1-S.Korea c.bank sold net $187 mln in FX intervention in 2H 2018

29 Mar 2019

* USD/KRW market was relatively stable in 2H 2018 - BOK official

POLL-S.Korea March exports to shrink for 4th month on chip sector, China demand woes

27 Mar 2019

* reuters://realtime/verb=Open/url=cpurl://apps.cp./Apps/econ-polls?RIC=KREXP%3DECI poll data

Sex, lies and video: scandals rock K-pop world

14 Mar 2019

SEOUL Police in South Korea questioned two K-pop stars and two other singers resigned on Thursday, as accusations of sex tapes, prostitutes and secret chat about rape rocked the music industry and hit entertainment stocks. | Video

Sex, lies and video: K-pop world rocked by sex scandals

14 Mar 2019

* Critics say moral education and stress management neglected

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