PRE-MARKET SOUTH KOREAN NEWS:

Hyundai Motor (005380 KR) – South Korea’s antitrust chief said they are in dialogue with the company to resolve cross shareholding. (Newswires)

Samsung Electronics (005930 KR) – Co.’s Samsung Pay has hit KRW 10tln in accumulated transaction volume in South Korea. (Newswires)

Samsung Group (005930 KR) – South Korea’s antitrust chief expects Samsung to face prolonged paralysis in decision making following the corruption scandal. (Newswires)

POSCO E&C (005490 KR) – Co. has won a KRW 950bln deal to build a power plant in Bangladesh. (Yonhap)

South Korean President Moon has appointed Yoon Myun-shik as deputy governor of the Bank of Korea. (Yonhap)

S&P maintained their rating on South Korea at AA; outlook stable. (Newswires)

20 Aug 2017 - 23:26- - Source: Newswires

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