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Korea shares track tricky slalom course

Korean stocks, after a 35% gain in 2017 that matched the broad MSCI emerging market index, were helped by Pyeongchang Olympic Games enthusiasm through February despite growth, tax and debt alarms jangling investor nerves. Geopolitics was briefly set aside as Seoul fielded joint teams with Pyongyang with Kim Jong-un’s sister in attendance, while Chinese tourists […]

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