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KOSPI institutional sales fell below 3000… All but three of the top market caps down

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Net sales of 695.5 billion won by institutions alone in the stock market
Samsung Electronics alone rose 0.53%, close to 2% on KOSDAQ↓

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The KOSPI index fell slightly below the 3,000 level again due to institutional selling volume. Samsung Electronics in the top 10 stocks by market cap(75,300 +0.53%)rose, and the rest of the stocks fell.

On the 23rd, the KOSPI index closed at 2997.33, down 15.92 points (0.53%) as institutional selling volume increased in the afternoon. It recovered to the 3,000 level based on the closing price in 14 trading days the previous day, but turned downward again within one day. Individuals and foreigners net bought 379.8 billion won and 279.5 billion won, respectively, while institutions alone net sold 695.5 billion won.

All of the top 10 stocks by market capitalization fell, except for Samsung Electronics (0.53%). SK hynix(119,000 -0.42%)(-0.42%), NAVER(400,000 -2.44%)(-2.44%), Samsung Electronics Woo (-0.14%), Samsung Biologics(855,000 -2.40%)(-2.40%), cacao(124,500 -3.11%)(-3.11%), etc., declined.

Despite a White House statement last night and news that President Joe Biden has re-appointed Chairman Powell to a four-year term, the index has been sluggish. It is evaluated that the re-appointment of Chairman Powell will not change the US Fed’s monetary policy in a big way.

However, the fact that the number of new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19) is steadily increasing is adversely affecting investor sentiment. As of 00:00 on the 23rd, the Central Quarantine Countermeasures Headquarters announced that there were 2,699 new confirmed cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 42,950. The number of confirmed cases decreased by 128 from the previous day (2827) as a result of the decrease in the number of weekend tests, but it was the highest on Monday (Tuesday as of the announcement date).

The number of severe cases of severe serious illness was 549, an increase of 34 from the previous day, a record high. The number of severe cases reached a record high of 522 on the 17th, followed by 506 on the 18th, 499 on the 19th, 508 on the 20th, 517 on the 21st, 515 on the 22nd, and 549 on the 23rd. maintaining the reputation. The death toll increased by 30 the previous day, bringing the total to 3,328. The national average fatality rate is 0.79%.

The KOSDAQ index fell nearly 2%. The KOSDAQ closed at 1013.72, down 18.59 points (1.80%) from the previous trading day. On the same day, individuals and foreigners net bought 154.3 billion won and 53.3 billion won, respectively, while institutions alone net sold 191.7 billion won.

All of the top 10 stocks by market cap fell on the KOSDAQ market. Celltrion Healthcare(84,600 -5.58%)(-5.58%), EcoProBM(535,000 -0.74%)(-0.74%), Pearl Abyss(127,900 -2.52%)(-2.52%), L&F(228,300 -1.72%)(-1.72%), Kakao Games(96,400 -0.62%)(-0.62%), etc., declined.

The won-dollar exchange rate rose. In the Seoul Foreign Exchange Market, the won-dollar exchange rate ended at 1189.7 won, up 4.6 won from the previous day.

Ryu Eun-hyuk, staff reporter at Hankyung.com [email protected]

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