S Korea won slides on offshore selling; stocks tread water

By Yeonsoo Kwak SEOUL, Feb 19 : The South Korean won slid on Friday as offshore funds kept dumping the currency for hedging, while foreign banks continued to buy dollars against the won. The won looked set to extend its fall to a fourth straight session, and was quoted at 1,238.5 against the dollar as […]

SKorea calls for tough sanctions response to NKorea nuclear test

By Jack Kim and Patricia Zengerle SEOUL/WASHINGTON, Jan 13 : South Korea warned North Korea today that the United States and its allies were working on sanctions to inflict “bone-numbing pain” after its latest nuclear test, and called on China to do its part to rein in its isolated neighbour. The US House of Representatives […]