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Thu, February 22, 2024 | 22:02
Uncertainty and policy response
After experiencing unrest due to the sovereign debt problems in the euro area from the second half of last year, the world financial markets have recently shown signs of stabilizing a bit, thanks mostly to the Greek bailout agreement and expansion in the ECB’s liquidity supply.
Dongyang Mechatronics dominates China with 30-year experience
We initiate our coverage on Dongyang Mechatronics with a buy rating and a target price of 25,500 won _ up 60 percent from the current price. We derived the target price by applying a target price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) of 13.5 to our forecast for the 2012 earnings per share of 1,884 won. The current price of 16,250 won corresponds to the P/E ratio of 8.
Fast trading: helps or hurts markets?
High frequency trading (HFT), algorithm-based trading done by supercomputers in microseconds, or one millionth of a second, has been widely practiced by specialized traders in the U.S., Europe and other Asian financial markets firms. But controversy remains on what benefits and harms they bring to the markets.
VCNC aims for the next big platform for couples
VCNC (Value Creators & Company), a Seoul-based tech startup, aims for its mobile app called Between to become the next big platform for couples.
Lessons from Kodak’s decline
Another game-changing company is on the brink of extinction. Kodak, a 133-year-old technology company, filed for bankruptcy protection in the U.S. early this year.
Revisiting ‘chaebolution‘
In parallel with what has been a relatively global phenomenon, Korea has seen a stark lurch left in its political dialogue in recent years.
Neighbors more helpful than distant cousins
March 11 marked the one-year anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami in East Japan in 2011. It was a time to honor the memory of loved ones lost and to express, once again, our deepest condolences.
Welfare overhaul facing challenge
Child care subsidization is the government’s latest effort to improve the welfare system in Korea, which has been historically neglected since it had a negative connotation of helping the poor at the expense of taxpayer’s money and ultimately hurting the economy. Now people from politicians to pundits and interest groups have raised their voices on an urgent need to overhaul...
Seoul condemns launch
Seoul voiced strong concern over the North’s plan, saying the launch will be a “grave act of provocation” and the violation of the United Nation Security Council Resolution 1847.
KITA stresses unity over Korea-US FTA
Han Duck-soo, chief of the Korea International Trade Association (KITA), Tuesday stressed the global need for free trade and potential benefits to Korea from the agreements with the U.S., E.U., and others.
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