News Headline Summary

Market talk that the Bank of Korea has stepped aside after being a huge buyer of USD/KRW at the 1090 area over the past couple of days; seeing USD/KRW move to a 14 month low

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Reaction details (02:00)

- USD/KRW moved 19 pips from 10901 to 10882 in the space of 3 minutes.
- Currently trades 10871 at session lows.

Analysis details (02:00)

- KRW may appreciate a further 9.1% from yesterdays close to 1,000 USD/KRW by the end of 2013, according to analysts at Bank of America.
- Also market talk of a US bank selling.

07 Nov 2012 - 01:42 - - Source: RANsquawk/IFR

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