Seoul, 26 Jan (EFE) .- The Seoul Stock Exchange fell this Tuesday, with its main indicator losing 2, 14% in a day marked by the capture of profits after a new close at an all-time high the day before.
The selective South Korean Kospi lost today 68, 68 points to 3. 140, 31 units, while the Kosdaq technology stock index fell by 0, 53%, or 5.3 points, up to 994 integers.
After surpassing the Kospi on the eve for the first time the barrier of the 3. 200 the trend today clearly turned towards the capture of profits from the beginning.
With foreign investors as net sellers Today, the losses of the selective were increasing towards the close, with the technological values and the chemical sector leading the losses.
Thus, the majority a of the main assets of the South Korean market fell today.
The reference value for the Kospi, Samsung Electronics, fell by 3, 02%, while the world’s second largest semiconductor manufacturer, SK hynix, lost 4, 44%.
For its part, the rechargeable battery manufacturer Samsung SDI closed flat and the leading company in the South Korean chemical sector, LG Chem, shrank by 3, 54%.
In the biopharmaceutical sector, Samsung Biologics appreciated by 1, 52%, and its rival Celltrion improved by 0, 47%.
In turn, the operator of the main South Korean internet portal, Naver, reduced its value by 2, 01%, and rival Kakao fell 2, 64%.
The leading vehicle manufacturer of the country, Hyundai Motor, was cheaper today by 3, 27%.
The currency local, the won, lost today 5.9 units dads to the dollar, which was trading at 1. 106, 5 won at the end of the session.