The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index(KOSPI) lost 13-point-04 points, or point-62 percent Wednesday. It closed the day at two-thousand-101-point-31. 
The tech-heavy KOSDAQ also fell, losing seven-point-51 points, or one-point-06 percent, to close at 701-point-12.
On the foreign exchange, the local currency weakened eight-point-eight won against the dollar, ending the session at one-thousand-114-point-one won.