Seoul, Oct 14 (EFE) .- The Seoul stock market rose today and its main indicator, the Kospi, gained 1.5% at the close thanks to the dollar halting its rise against the won and the measures announced by Washington to end with bottlenecks in the supply chain.
The South Korean benchmark advanced on Thursday 44.23 points to stand at 2,988.64 integers, while the Kosdaq technological index gained 29.96 points or 3.14%, to stand at 983.43 units.
The selective achieved its second consecutive rise today in a placid day, in which it went positive from the start.
Institutional investors returned to support the Kospi with their purchases, largely motivated by the rise of the won against the dollar – which at the close was trading at 1,186.8 won, 7 units more than the day before – after the recent rise in green .
The parquet also benefited today from the measures announced by the Joe Biden Government in the US so that ports work 24 hours a day and help solve bottlenecks in merchandise deliveries.
The chip with the most weight in the selective, the technology giant Samsung Electronics, rose 0.87%, while the second largest global memory chip manufacturer, SK hynix, gained 1.96%.
The company that owns the main internet search engine in South Korea, Naver, advanced 3.4%, and the operator of the most popular instant messaging application in the Asian country, Kakao, gained 3.85%.
In the biopharmaceutical sector, Samsung Biologics improved 3.62% and rival Celltrion appreciated 3.02%.
In contrast, Hyundai Motor, the largest national car manufacturer, fell today by 0.95%.
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