* KOSPI jumps, foreigners net sellers
* Korean won strengthens versus U.S. dollar
* South Korea benchmark bond yield rises
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SEOUL, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Round-up of South Korean financial markets:
** Chipmakers pushed South Korean shares higher on Tuesday, as investors waited for a speech by U.S. President Donald Trump later in the day that could offer clues on trade talks with China. The Korean won and the benchmark bond yield rose as well.
** The electric sub-index advanced 1.8%, buoyed by Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix which closed up nearly 2% and 2.3%, respectively.
** After a recent correction, chipmakers are rising again on expectations of higher demand, said Cho Byung-hyun, an analyst at Yuanta Securities Korea.
** The Seoul stock market’s main KOSPI index ended up 16.83 points, or 0.79%, at 2,140.92.
** President Trump is scheduled to speak at the Economic Club of New York later in the day, with investors anxious for any positive news about his administration’s long-running trade war with China.
** A consortium led by South Korean construction firm Hyundai Development Co has been picked as the preferred bidder for a controlling stake in Asiana Airlines. The news sent Asiana Airlines’ shares 13% higher.
** Foreigners were net sellers of 66.5 billion won ($57.27 million) worth of shares on the main board.
** The won was quoted at 1,160.8 per dollar on the onshore settlement platform, 0.52% higher than its previous close at 1,166.8.
** In offshore trading, the won was quoted at 1,160.8 per U.S. dollar, up 0.3% from the previous day, while in non-deliverable forward trading its one-month contract was quoted at 1,160.2 per dollar.
** MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.49%, after U.S. stocks closed down overnight. Japanese stocks rose 0.81%.
** The KOSPI has risen 4.89% so far this year, and gained 2.4% in the previous 30 trading sessions.
** The trading volume during the session in the KOSPI index was 601.67 million shares and, of the total traded issues of 904, the number of advancing shares was 426.
** The won has lost 3.9% against the dollar so far this year.
** In money and debt markets, December futures on three-year treasury bonds fell 0.15 points to 109.86, while the 3-month Certificate of Deposit rate was quoted at 1.53% in late afternoon trade.
** The most liquid 3-year Korean treasury bond yield rose by 7.2 basis points to 1.568% in late afternoon trade, while the benchmark 10-year yield rose by 5.7 basis points to 1.842%. ($1 = 1,161.2300 won) (Reporting by Hayoung Choi; Editing by Aditya Soni)