Seoul stocks open higher on Tuesday, and U.S. Monday market wrap
화요일 코스피 상승 출발+ 월요일 증시 라운드업
And for the latest on the markets,…
Shares in Korea opened higher this morning,… taking a hint from the overnight gains on Wall Street.
The benchmark KOSPI went up zero-point-3-5 percent to 2,367-point-2-5 in the first 15 minutes of trading.
Samsung Electronics jumped a quarter of a percent and chipmaker SK Hynix added over half-a-percent.
U.S. stocks rose sharply on Monday,… as the damage from Hurricane Irma didn’t appear to be as bad as feared,… and also following a weekend of calm on North Korea,… overall– easing the market as well.
The Dow Jones industrial average jumped over 1-point-1 percent, closing at 22,057-point-3-7.
The S&P 500, ended the session at an all-time-high on Monday, as financials and tech shares rallied,… putting the closing figures at 2,488-point-1-1, up 1-point-1 percent.
The tech-heavy Nasdaq,… also spiked the same amount,… to 6,432-point-2-6 as large-cap tech stocks, including Apple, went up.
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