S.Korean shares steady as higher infections counter U.S. recovery hopes

By Reuters10 days ago


* KOSPI rises, foreigners net buyers

* Korean won weakens against U.S. dollar

* South Korea benchmark bond yield falls

SEOUL, April 8 (Reuters) - Round-up of South Korean financial markets:

** South Korean shares were little changed on Thursday as optimism from the U.S. Federal Reserve's commitment to supportive policy was offset by worries about a surge in local cases of the novel coronavirus.

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