Go to Contents Go to Navigation

Financial markets to close on Aug. 17 holiday

All News 16:57 July 30, 2020

SEOUL, July 30 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's stock, foreign exchange and other financial markets will be closed on Aug. 17, a temporary national holiday, the bourse operator said on Thursday.

On the one-time-only holiday, the stock, bond, derivatives and currency markets will be closed, according to the Korea Exchange (KRX).

Last week, the government designated Aug. 17 as a temporary national holiday to promote consumption in the pandemic-hit economy.

Electronic boards in the trading room of Hana Bank in Seoul show stock indices and the currency rate on July 30, 2020. (Yonhap)


Issue Keywords
Most Liked
Most Saved
Most Viewed More
Send Feedback
How can we improve?
Thanks for your feedback!