The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index(KOSPI) lost seven-point-85 points, or point-38 percent, on Tuesday. It ended the day at two-thousand-84-point-07. 

The tech-heavy KOSDAQ also fell, losing four-point-92 points, or point-78 percent, to close at 629-point-58. 

On the foreign exchange, the local currency weakened four-point-one won against the dollar, ending the session at one-thousand-187-point-two won.

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