Friday, September 14th, 2018

 

KOSDAQ 834.91 UP 3.96 points (close)

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KOSPI 2,318.25 UP 32.02 points (close)

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(LEAD) Hyundai heir apparent gets No. 2 post amid uncertainties

(ATTN: CLARIFIES job title in 2nd para) SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Yonhap) — Hyundai Motor Group, South Korea’s biggest carmaker by sales, on Friday named the group’s heir apparent as its chief vice chairman amid growing uncertainties in the global automobil Source: Money


SK Telecom chooses Samsung, Ericsson, Nokia for 5G service

SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Yonhap) — SK Telecom Co. said Friday it has selected Samsung Electronics Co., Sweden-based Ericsson and Finnish tech firm Nokia for the development of equipment necessary for its fifth-generation (5G) network. The three companies Source: Money


Hyundai heir apparent gets No. 2 posts amid uncertainties

SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Yonhap) — Hyundai Motor Group, South Korea’s biggest carmaker by sales, on Friday named the group’s heir apparent as its chief vice chairman amid growing uncertainties in the global automobile market. Vice Chairman Chung Eui-sun Source: Money


CJ CGV Vietnam Holdings wins preliminary approval for IPO

SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s bourse operator said Friday that it has approved CJ CGV Vietnam Holdings Co. in a preliminary screening, clearing the way for the cinema chain based in the Southeast Asian country to debut on Seoul’s main excha Source: Money


SsangYong Motor to rehire all fired workers by 2019

SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Yonhap) — SsangYong Motor Co. and its union have reached an agreement to rehire the remaining 119 workers who were fired amid the carmaker’s restructuring efforts a decade ago, the company said Friday. SsangYong Motor said in Source: Money


MERS has little effect on number of people visiting hospitals

SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Yonhap) — The number of people visiting Seoul hospitals that treat people with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has not fallen much, official data showed Friday. A 61-year-old man was diagnosed with the disease after re Source: Money


(LEAD) Fast Retailing's GU launches first S. Korean store

(ATTN: CORRECTS name in para 3; ADDS more info at bottom) SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Yonhap) — Fast Retailing Co., which owns Japan’s fast fashion brand Uniqlo, opened the first Korean store of its budget brand, GU, on Friday as the company moves to expand the Source: Money


Samsung working with Google on advanced messaging service

SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Yonhap) — South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. has said it is working with U.S. Internet giant Google Inc. to offer improved messaging experiences that would allow users to have group chats and video calls and transfer larg Source: Money