The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index(KOSPI) lost 16-point-46 points, or point-85 percent, on Tuesday. It ended the day at one-thousand-925-point-83.

The tech-heavy KOSDAQ also fell, losing three-point-42 points, or point-58 percent, to close at 590-point-75 points.

On the foreign exchange, the local currency weakened six won against the dollar, ending the session at one-thousand-222-point-two won.