Seoul: Shares flat as virus curbs offset vaccine cheer

The Business Times | Nov 19, 2020 at 1:00 AM
  • South Korean shares ended flat on Thursday as US lockdown measures to curb the spread of coronavirus weighed on positive vaccine news, and as local infections continued to spike.
  • The won was quoted at 1,115.6 per US dollar on the onshore settlement platform, 1.06 per cent lower than its previous close at 1,103.8.
  • The most liquid three-year Korean treasury bond yield rose by 0.1 basis point to 0.952 per cent, while the benchmark 10-year yield rose by 0.2 basis point to 1.604 per cent.