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S.Korean stocks, won extend losses on trade war concerns

Round-up of South Korean financial markets: ** South Korea's KOSPI stock index and the won slid on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump threatened new tariffs on Chinese products after Beijing decided to raise tariffs on U.S. goods as a retaliation, worsening the trade spat between the world's two biggest economies. Bond yields dropped.

S.Korea stocks fall as China-U.S. trade war escalates; won steady

Round-up of South Korean financial markets: ** South Korea's KOSPI stock index sagged, while the won gained slightly on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened new tariffs on Chinese goods if Beijing increases tariffs again, escalating the tit-for-tat trade war between the world's two biggest economies. Bond