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On the Spot
: Jhoo Dong-chan
Tue, July 16, 2019 | 11:08
Insurers urged to target foreigner residents
Insurers should target foreign residents here to boost their performance amid the increasingly saturated insurance market, a study said Sunday.
| 2019-05-19 17:58
SC, Citibank suffers setback in earnings
Two foreign banks operating here - Citibank and SC Bank Korea - posted disappointing earnings in the first three months of the year.
| 2019-05-19 15:40
Have KEPCO shares hit rock bottom?
The share price of Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO) is collapsing due to disappointing earnings so far this year, with the state-run electricity provider's price-to-book ratio (PBR) plunging below 0.25 percent.
| 2019-05-19 14:08
Will Bitcoin continue its rallies?
Bitcoin, the most widely used virtual coin, rose above the 9.8 million won ($8,240) mark, Thursday. The price jumped over 1 million won in a week.
| 2019-05-16 16:25
Meritz enjoys growth while major non-life insurers falter
Meritz Fire & Marine Insurance enjoyed solid growth in its earnings during the first three months this year. This is in stark contrast to the industry trend where other non-life insurers posted disappointing earnings in the period.
| 2019-05-16 16:25
Woori supports heroes
Woori Bank Customer Brand Group head Cho Soo-hyung, center, holds a promotional banner with National Fire Agency policy division director Choi Byeong-il, left, at the commercial bank's head branch in Jung-gu, central Seoul, Monday. Woori said it will hold various events to support the nation's firefighters and their families. / Courtesy of Woori Financial Group
| 2019-05-14 20:43
Mirae Asset posts record overseas earnings in Q1
Mirae Asset Daewoo posted record high earnings in overseas markets for the first three months this year. Thanks to its solid business abroad, the securities firm managed to bounce back from the previous quarter's disappointing earnings.
| 2019-05-14 20:41
Koreans rush to dollars on won's fall
Local investors are rushing to financial products investing in dollars. The nation's dollar time deposit accounts attracted $100 million worth of investments over the past eight days.
| 2019-05-14 15:18
Hahn & Co.'s bid to buy Lotte Card hits snag
Hahn & Company, which was selected as a preferred bidder for Lotte Card, hit an unexpected snag as the CEO of the nation's second-largest private equity firm (PEF) is facing a complaint.
| 2019-05-13 17:35
Tax revenue declines on economic downturn
The government is moving ahead with expanding its spending to revitalize the economy and create more jobs. Tax revenue, however, declined during the first three months of the year, which could threaten Korea's fiscal soundness.
| 2019-05-10 17:41
Shinhan Card develops blockchain-based payment system
Moon warns Japan of bigger damage
Abe jeopardizes S. Korea-US-Japan security cooperation
English-language driver's license to be issued in September
Moon to Abe: 'Korea will overcome export restrictions with united power'
'We don't sell Japanese goods' [PHOTOS]
Sharks prowling Korean beaches?
BOK under growing pressure to cut key rates
Japanese man booked for filming FINA athletes secretly
North Korea to launch tour program to Mt. Geumgang
Celebrating Korea-Czech relations
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