[Infostock Daily= Reporter Park Hyo-sun] On April 7, the KOSPI closed 1.77% higher than the previous trading day thanks to the purchase of individual investors.
The KOSPI closed at 1810.57, up 19.08 points (▲1.05%) from the previous trading day, according to the Korea Exchange.
On the same day, individual investors net bought 152.7 billion won and institutional investors net bought 33 billion won, while foreign investors net sold 1976 billion won.
Foreign investors continued net selling for 24 consecutive trading days.
By industry, transportation warehouses (▲6.24%), machinery (▲3.05%), transportation equipment (▲2.79%), and retail business (▲2.59%) rose.
LG Chem (▲4.22%), SK Hynix (▲3.25%), Samsung Electronics (▲1.85%), Hyundai Motor (▲1.80%), Samsung C & T (▲1.60%), and Celltrion (▲0.48%) rose in the top market cap. Naver (▼2.02%) fell.
The KOSDAQ closed at 606.90, up 9.69 points (▲1.62%) from the previous trading day .
Individual investors net bought 396.5 billion won, while foreign investors sold 279.7 billion won and institutional investors sold 108.4 billion won.
By industry, chemicals (▲3.86%), IT hardware (▲3.31%), machinery equipment (▲3.18%), and transportation (▲2.38%) rose.
In the top of market cap, Pearl Abyss (▲0.96%) and CJ ENM (▲0.38%) rose.
On the other hand, Studio Dragon (▼7.03%), Seegene (▼6.93%), KomiPharm (▼6.19%), Celltrion Pharmaceutical (▼3.48%), Celltrion Healthcare (▼2.37%), HelixMith (▼1.07%) and HLB (▼0.99%) fell.
The won-dollar exchange rate in the Seoul foreign exchange market closed at 1221.20 won per dollar, down 8.10 won (▼0.66%) from the previous trading day.
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