Hana Bank Dealing Room, Jung-gu, Seoul. yunhap news
The KOSPI index was threatened at the 2300 level during the day on the 23rd. In the midst of repeated fluctuations in the index, it also replaced the soft bottom set the day before. The won-dollar exchange rate also broke the 1,300 range for the first time in 13 years.
As of 1:51 pm on the 23rd, the KOSPI is trading at 2334.94, down 7.87 points (0.34%) from the previous trading day. At one point, it fell to 2306.48, breaking the previous day’s soft low (2342.81).
In the stock market, institutions alone are net buying 722.5 billion won, while individuals and foreigners are net selling 501.1 billion won and 239.7 billion won, respectively.
The KOSDAQ index also wrote a new low. The KOSDAQ is trading at 728.50, down 18.46 points (2.47%) from the previous day. It plunged to 717.31 midday and threatened the 710 line. Individuals and foreigners were buying 14.9 billion won and 17 billion won, respectively, while institutions sold 17.6 billion won.
Both indices started rising on the same day, but were on a downward trend, hitting a new low, rebounding, and then showing signs of weakness again.
The top 10 stocks by market cap are mixed. Samsung(57,400 -0.35%)is showing a steady trend, and Samsung Biologics(820,000 +0.37%)(1.10%), LG Chem(551,000 -0.36%)(1.08%), NAVER(234,000 +2.18%)(3.06%) and so on. On the other hand, LG Energy Solution(400,000 -0.25%)(-1.00%), SK hynix(90,200 -2.17%)(-1.08%) and Samsung Electronics (-1.32%) are falling.
Most of the top 10 stocks in the KOSDAQ market are down. Ecopro BM(471,200 -9.73%)(-7.51%), L&F(218,100 -9.50%)(-7.26%), Kakao Games(46,700 -7.89%)(-6.51%), HLB(31,800 -2.60%)(-0.15%) and so on. On the other hand, Celltrion Healthcare(61,800 +1.48%)(2.29%), Celltrion Pharmaceuticals(72,200 -1.10%)(1.37%) and so on.
The won-dollar exchange rate has also risen sharply, and it is trading at 1,300 won. In the Seoul Foreign Exchange Market, the won-dollar exchange rate is at 1301 won, up 3.7 won from the previous day. It is the first time in 13 years that the intraday exchange rate has exceeded 1,300 won since July 14, 2009 (1303 won).
Ryu Eun-hyuk, staff reporter at Hankyung.com email@example.com
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