The KOSPI Fell Concern About Global Economic Slowdow

 KOSPI closed at 2,076.91, down 18.64 points (0.89 percent) from the previous trading day.

The index was up 0.09 points, or 0.00%, at 2,095.64.

The US stock market seems to have had a mixed impact on the worries about the economic slowdown.

In the securities market, individuals net bought 90.7 billion won. Foreigners and institutions, on the other hand, net sold 72 billion won and 26.9 billion won respectively.

Samsung Electronics (-2.38%), SK Hynix (-5.04%) and Celltrion (-2.30%) were among the top market cap. SK Telecom (0.54%) and POSCO (0.79%) rose.

By industry, banking (0.80 percent) and insurance (0.78 percent) were strong, while electricity and electronics (-2.71 percent) and medical precision (-2.67 percent) were weak.

The KOSDAQ index dropped 9.07 points (1.33 percent) to 672.71 points at the same time.

The index gained 0.87 points, or 0.13 percent, to 680.91.

In the KOSDAQ market, individuals bought 99.2 billion won worth of goods and foreigners and institutions are net selling at 54 billion won and 41.5 billion won.

Celltrion Healthcare (-2.33%), CJ ENM (-1.30%) and POSCO Chemtech (-5.12%) all topped the market.

In the top 10 of the market, only Silla Jen (0.62%) rose.

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