SEOUL, April 5 (Reuters) - Following is a list of events in
South Korea as well as news stories and press reports that may
influence financial markets:
>Samsung woos less affluent users
>Samsung to open shops in Best Buy; Wall St approves
>Hyundai recall may grow, sounds warning on quality
>US to send missile defences to Guam over N.Korea
>N.Korea seen moving mid-range missile to east coast
>S.Korea won at weakest since Sept. due to N.Korea
>KOSPI down on N.Korean risk
* U.S. stocks ended slightly higher on Thursday after the
Bank of Japan announced aggressive, market-lifting policies to
jump-start its economy, but weak U.S. jobs data capped gains.
* The yen slumped on Thursday after the Bank of Japan
unveiled a bold plan to pump money into the economy, while U.S.
stocks gained on investor optimism that expansionary central
bank policies would remain supportive for equities.
* Brent crude prices hit a five-month low near $105 a barrel
on Thursday as a jump in U.S. jobless claims triggered a second
day of widespread selling in oil markets, but the benchmark
crude pared losses late in New York as the euro strengthened.
* Daewoo International Corp announced that it
signed a contract with Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE) on
April 3 to enter the mining business in Myanmar.
Latest KR stock report Latest money report
Latest stocks KR press digest
KR main diary KR IPO diary
Global Markets report Oil Markets report
New York Stocks
Emerging markets report
DIARIES & DATA:
U.S. earnings diary
Front Page Asian companies
U.S. company News European companies
Forex news Global Economy
Tech, Media and Telecoms
($1 = 1118.1000 Korean won)
(Compiled by Daum Kim; Editing by Edwina Gibbs)
Keywords: KOREA MARKETS/FACTORS
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