Korea News Digest

S. Korea to advise on Poland’s 3-year airport project

SEOUL– South Korea’s main airport operator will provide consulting for Poland’s new airport project in the next three years, the transport ministry said Friday.The Incheon International Airport Corp. (IIAC) clinched a deal from Poland’s Centralny Port…

S. Korean Bond Yields on Feb. 26, 2021

Today (%) Previous Session(%) Change (BP)1-year TB 0.673 0.665 +0.83-year TB 1.020 0.995 +2.510-year TB 1.960 1.884 +7.62-year MSB 0.874 0.867 +0.73-year CB (AA-) 2.054 2.035 +1.991-day CD 0.740 0.740 0.0Source: Yonhap News Agency

S. Korean Bond Yields on Feb. 26, 2021

Today (%) Previous Session(%) Change (BP)1-year TB 0.673 0.665 +0.83-year TB 1.020 0.995 +2.510-year TB 1.960 1.884 +7.62-year MSB 0.874 0.867 +0.73-year CB (AA-) 2.054 2.035 +1.991-day CD 0.740 0.740 0.0Source: Yonhap News Agency

Seoul stocks dip nearly 3 pct on U.S. inflation woes

SEOUL– South Korean stocks dipped nearly 3 percent Friday on the back of an overnight Wall Street plunge that was spurred by a bond yield hike. The Korean won fell against the U.S. dollar.The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) lost 86…

Seoul stocks dip nearly 3 pct on U.S. inflation woes

SEOUL– South Korean stocks dipped nearly 3 percent Friday on the back of an overnight Wall Street plunge that was spurred by a bond yield hike. The Korean won fell against the U.S. dollar.The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) lost 86…

Migrant worker posthumously tests positive for coronavirus

SEOUL– A migrant worker who died at home in Yangju, north of Seoul, posthumously tested positive for the coronavirus Thursday, health officials said.The 49-year-old Nigerian national was found dead on Wednesday by an acquaintance, who visited the home…

S. Korea tests homegrown space rocket’s first-stage engines

SEOUL– South Korea successfully conducted the second combustion test for the first-stage engines of its locally built space launch vehicle, pushing forward for a launch set for October this year, the science ministry said Thursday.The Korea Aerospace …