[Infostock Daily= Reporter Park Hyo-sun] The KOSPI closed slightly higher on the 3rd.
According to the Korea Exchange, the KOSPI closed at 1,725.44, up 0.58 points (▲0.03%) from the previous trading day. The KOSPI continued its upward trend for the second day.
Individual investors net bought 349.5 billion won, while foreign investors sold 291.3 billion won and institutional investors sold 82.8 billion won.
Foreign investors continued to sell for 22 consecutive days.
By industry, paper wood (▲1.9%), food and beverage (▲1.7%), steel and metals (▲1.4%) and pharmaceuticals (▲1.1%) rose.
Samsung Electronics (▲0.43%), Samsung Bio Logics (▲0.65%), Celltrion (▲0.51%), and LG Household & Health Care (▲2.56%) closed higher in the top market cap.
On the other hand, SK Hynix (▼0.50%), Naver (▼0.86%), LG Chem (▼0.17%), Hyundai Motor (▼0.35%) and Samsung C & T (▼0.93%) fell.
The KOSDAQ index closed at 573.01, up 5.31 points (▲0.94%), from the previous trading day.
In the KOSDAQ market, foreign investors sold 32.7 billion won and institutional investors sold 74.7 billion won. Individual investors net bought 102.3 billion won.
By industry, the Internet (▲4.5%), textile apparel (▲2.7%), metals (▲2.2%), and telecom services (▲2.2%) rose.
Celltrion Healthcare (▲1.61%), HLB (▲0.31%), Pearl Avis (▲0.26%), Seegene (▲3.31%), Celltrion Pharmaceutical (▲0.15%), and CJ ENM (▲0.70%) rose in the top market cap.
On the other hand, Studio Dragon (▼1.22%), KMW (▼0.70%), KomiPharm (▼1.39%), and HelixMiss (▼2.00%) fell.
The won-dollar exchange rate in the Seoul foreign exchange market closed at 1230.9 won per dollar, up 2.6 won (▲0.2%) from the previous trading day.
Reporter Park Hyo-sun email@example.com