December 10, 2018
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South Korean shares fall 0.31 percent

 A South Korean dealer works in front of monitors at the KEB Hana Bank in Seoul, South Korea, Aug 13, 2018. EPA-EFE FILE/JEON HEON-KYUN

A South Korean dealer works in front of monitors at the KEB Hana Bank in Seoul, South Korea, Aug 13, 2018. EPA-EFE FILE/JEON HEON-KYUN

Seoul, Nov 9 (efe-epa).- South Korea's benchmark Kospi index Friday dropped 6.54 points, or 0.31 percent, to end trading at 2,086.09.

The tech-heavy Kosdaq fell 6.38 points, or 0.92 percent, to close at 687.29.

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