The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index(KOSPI) on Wednesday fell five-point-29 points, or point-22 percent, to close at two-thousand-360-point-18. 

The tech-heavy KOSDAQ also fell, losing point-96 point, or point-15 percent. It closed the day at 659-point-09. 

On the foreign exchange market, the value of the local currency was unchanged and closed at one-thousand-128-point-five won.