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Korea Exchange Halts Program Trading After Kospi Futures Fall

October 03, 2011

Oct. 4 (Bloomberg) -- South Korea’s exchange said it halted program trading of shares on the main Kospi market after futures tumbled. Program trading will be stopped for 5 minutes from 9:06 a.m. local time after Kospi 200 futures fell more than 5 percent for more than a minute, Korea Exchange Inc. said today in a regulatory filing.

To contact the reporter on this story: Saeromi Shin in Seoul at sshin15@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Shinhye Kang at skang24@bloomberg.net


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