All posts tagged "Won"

  • Korean won hit a two-year high against the dollar on Tuesday. (Newsis)
    Weakness of dollar has Korean students in U.S. smiling

    Tour industry is also happy, but importers are not  By Lee Woo-su The recent weakness of the U.S. dollar (USD) has Korean students studying abroad and travel agencies here smiling. The 26-year old postgraduate student Lee in...

    • Posted December 11, 2013
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    Import prices drop as won gains strength

    (Yonhap) The nation’s import prices dropped for the 15th straight month in November as oil prices fell and the local currency gained against the U.S. dollar, the central bank said Wednesday. In local currency terms, the country’s...

    • Posted December 10, 2013
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    Won surges to two-year high

    By Na Jeong-ju The won’s value against the dollar surged to the highest level in two years and four months Monday, as more traders bet on Korea’s growing current account surplus. The won ended at 1,053 won...

    • Posted December 9, 2013
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