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Suspicious transactions of virtual assets spike nearly 49% in 2023

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An electronic cryptocurrency trading board at Bithumb displays price changes of Bitcoin, in Seocho District, Seoul, Feb. 13. Yonhap Suspicious ...

Companies rush to retire treasury stocks ahead of ‘corporate value-up’ program

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An electronic signboard at Seoul’s Hana Bank shows the benchmark KOSPI closing at 2,620.32 points, up 10.74 points from the ...

Focus on North Korea’s economy and Russia

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By Troy Stangarone In recent weeks, there has been significant discussion of whether North Korea has made the fundamental decision ...

Over 90% of S. Koreans say N. Korea’s denuclearization impossible

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People watch news on North Korea’s shooting of cruise missile, at the Seoul Station, Seoul, Feb. 2. Yonhap Nine out ...

Wall Street drops to worst loss in months with Big Tech

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Traders work the floor during morning trading at the New York Stock exchange (NYSE) ahead of the US Federal Reserve’s ...

Korean SMEs’ exports down for 2nd consecutive year in 2023: data

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The Korea Federation of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME) building in Yeouido, Seoul / Courtesy of the Korea Federation of ...

Travel stocks on rise over widely anticipated Lunar New Year holiday travel boom

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Outbound travelers are seen at Incheon International Airport, Jan. 16. Yonhap By Yi Whan-woo Travel stocks are on course for ...

Netflix and tech stocks climb, but Wall Street ends with indexes mixed

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The Netflix logo is displayed above its corporate offices on Jan. 24 in Los Angeles, Calif, U.S. AFP-Yonhap Wall Street ...

Industrial output rebounds in Nov. on rising chip production

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An interior of Samsung Electronics’ semiconductor plant in Pyeongtaek, Korea in this undated photo. Courtesy of Samsung Electronics Korea’s industrial ...

Africa needs an entrepreneurial boom

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By Hippolyte Fofack   CAMBRIDGE — For decades, Africa has been the world’s most commodity-dependent continent. At the same time, ...

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