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Tue, February 27, 2024 | 10:34
Less than 1 in 3 Koreans over 65 satisfied with life, study finds
Older Koreans are much less satisfied with life than young Koreans, a study showed Friday.
| 2024-02-23 15:24
[INTERVIEW] 'Personal is business': influencer platform operator
Go Young-ha is an influencer and the CEO of Basil Club, an online platform of mega-influencers, goods manufacturers with excellent taste and consumers.
| 2024-02-22 16:30
High prices, delayed US easing warrant rate freeze: BOK chief
Sticky inflation and a delayed dovish pivot by the U.S. Federal Reserve have made it hard for the Bank of Korea (BOK) to begin an easing cycle before July, the country’s top monetary policymaker said Thursday.
| 2024-02-22 16:29
FSC vice chair to promote 'value-up' initiative in Singapore, Thailand
Financial Services Commission (FSC) Vice Chairman Kim So-young will meet with foreign investors in Singapore and Thailand next week to promote its corporate “value-up” initiative outlined to reinvigorate the chronically stagnant local bourse, market watchers said Tuesday.
| 2024-02-20 17:01
US overtakes China in post-pandemic tourism spending in Korea
U.S. inbound travelers spent the most in Korea last year as they looked to experience local culture due to the rise in global popularity of Korea's entertainment industry and pop culture, data showed Tuesday.
| 2024-02-20 16:57
Concerns grow as low-credit borrowers turn to internet-only banks
The delinquency rates on loans granted by internet-only banks to low-credit, self-employed borrowers are climbing. This is a red flag for the IT-oriented lenders which were established to guarantee access to more affordable financing for customers with weak financial profiles, market watchers said Monday.
| 2024-02-19 16:51
Financial groups rush to issue hybrid bonds to bolster equity capital
The country’s top four financial groups are rushing to issue hybrid bonds, or perpetual bonds, to bolster their financial profiles, market watchers said Monday.
| 2024-02-19 16:50
Financial sector leaders attend global IT events to spur digitalization, innovation
Heads of Korea’s financial groups and commercial lenders are rushing to attend global IT events to digitalize and innovate their financial services, market watchers said Sunday.
| 2024-02-18 18:09
5 financial groups' overseas real estate risk exposures exceed $14.9 bil.
Fears are mounting of enormous losses from the country’s top five financial groups’ total 20 trillion won ($14.9 billion) in investments related to overseas real estate markets, amplified by tanking U.S. commercial real estate (CRE) value and the follow-on effects on the global lenders, market watchers said Sunday.
| 2024-02-18 15:57
BOK easing pushed back amid hotter-than-expected US inflation data
The timeline for the Bank of Korea's (BOK) monetary easing will be delayed, influenced chiefly by hotter-than-expected U.S. inflation data and resultant pared-down expectations of a May rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve, market watchers said Wednesday.
| 2024-02-14 16:59
Seoul City to create extreme weather shelters at 41 convenience stores
Samsung joins global alliance to develop AI-powered 6G technology
Tax incentives to be offered for firms voluntarily boosting corporate value
Universities struggle to fill classes amid population decline
Gov't issues trainee doctors ultimatum to return to hospitals by Thursday
Paris Baguette debuts in Hawaii
POSCO International to build motor core factories in Poland, Mexico
Investors dump Hanwha Solutions shares amid depressed outlook
Foreign missions to represent migrant workers in filing industrial injury insurance claims
Hyundai Motor hires US experts amid escalating Trump uncertainties
[PHOTOS] Busan World Team Table Tennis Championships Finals
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