Philips showcases impact of tele-ultrasound advancing Precision Diagnosis at AIUM virtual event

April 9, 2021 Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced its participation in the upcoming Annual Integrative Ultrasound Meeting (AIUM) virtual event, April 11-14, hosted by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine. The company will spotlight its latest advanced tele-ultrasound solutions, extending access and consistency […]

S. Korean Bond Yields on Apr. 9, 2021

Today (%) Previous Session(%) Change (BP) 1-year TB 0.667 0.671 -0.4 3-year TB 1.168 1.152 +1.6 10-year TB 2.029 2.012 +1.7 2-year MSB 0.915 0.902 +1.3 3-year CB (AA-) 2.056…

Seoul stocks snap weeklong gains on valuation concerns

SEOUL, South Korean stocks snapped their weeklong winning streak Friday as foreigners and institutions took a breather amid increased valuation pressure. The Korean won fell against the U.S. dollar. The…

State deposit insurer KDIC sells 2 pct stake in Woori Financial

SEOUL, The state-run Korea Depository Insurance Corp. (KDIC) said Friday it sold a 2 percent stake in Woori Financial Holdings Co. as part of efforts to recoup taxpayer money injected…

S. Korea’s bond issuance falls in March

SEOUL, Bond issuance in South Korea shrank in March from the previous month due mainly to a tumble in corporate debt sales, industry data showed Friday. The value of bonds…

Foreigners stay net sellers of S. Korean stocks in March

SEOUL, Foreign investors remained net sellers of South Korean stocks for a fourth month in March on profit-taking and rising U.S. long-term interest rates, central bank data showed Friday. Foreigners’…

New virus cases below 700; current social distancing rules extended

SEOUL, South Korea’s daily new coronavirus cases fell below 700 on Friday, but concerns about another wave of infections linger amid sporadic cluster infections. The country decided to extend the…

New virus cases below 700; clubs, bars in major cities to face biz suspension

SEOUL, South Korea’s daily new coronavirus cases fell below 700 on Friday, but concerns about another wave of infections prompted the country to apply tighter antivirus measures on entertainment facilities…

Army soldier tests positive for virus

SEOUL, An Army soldier has tested positive for the new coronavirus after a vacation, the defense ministry said Friday. The soldier, based in Yanggu, some 175 kilometers northeast of Seoul,…

S. Korea to extend current social distancing measures for another 3 weeks: PM

SEOUL, South Korea will retain its current social distancing measures for another three weeks, including the ban on the gatherings of five or more people nationwide, the prime minister said…