January 29, 2013 / 10:54 PM / 5 years ago

S.Korea-Market Factors to watch on Jan 30

SEOUL, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Following is a list of events in
South Korea as well as news stories and press reports that may
influence financial markets:
    
   TOP STORIES
>Broadcom warns of lower first-quarter revenue      
>Ford sees $2 bln loss, slumping sales in Europe    
>Philips exits shrinking home entertainment business 
>S.Korean kerosene premium halves, low Japan demand 
>POSCO Q4 profit slumps, warns of cut in 2013 sales 
   
    
   MARKETS
>S.Korea won marks daily gain after previous losses 
>KOSPI ends up after losses; techs, autos rise      

    
   MARKET SNAPSHOTS
   * U.S. stocks advanced on Tuesday, led by defensive sectors,
in a sign the cash piles recently moving into the market are
being put to use by cautious investors to pick up more
gains. 
   * Stock markets around the world rose and the dollar fell to
a 14-month low against the euro on Tuesday amid rising risk
appetite as the Federal Reserve began a two-day policy meeting
in which it is expected to maintain its easy monetary policy.
 
   * U.S. crude oil rose more than 1 percent on Tuesday,
exceeding gains in Brent crude, after strong U.S. housing market
data bolstered confidence that economic growth and fuel demand
were accelerating. 
   * South Korean shares rose on Tuesday on institutional
bargain-hunting, with the auto and tech sectors gaining strongly
after steep declines that were driven by a firmer won
currency.    
    
    IN THE KOREAN PRESS
    Following is a summary of local press reports translated by
Reuters. Reuters has not verified the content of these reports
and does not vouch for their accuracy. 
    
    > SK Gas Ltd said that it will invest US$890
million to build a propylene plant in a southeastern region of
the country.
     

Latest KR stock report     Latest money report    
Latest stocks           KR press digest        
KR main diary         KR IPO diary   
Global Markets report Oil Markets report    
New York Stocks             
Emerging markets report 
    
    DIARIES & DATA:   
    U.S. earnings diary       
    European diary       
    Asia Macro         
   
    TOP NEWS
    Front Page       Asian companies     
    U.S. company News European companies  
    Forex news        Global Economy    
    Tech, Media and Telecoms                       

 (Compiled by Daum Kim; Editing by Richard Pullin)

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