The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index(KOSPI) lost seven-point-90 points, or point-35 percent, on Wednesday. It ended the day at two-thousand-230-point-98.

The tech-heavy KOSDAQ rose, gaining point-45 point, or point-07 percent, to close at 679-point-16.

On the foreign exchange, the local currency weakened point-nine won against the dollar, ending the session at one-thousand-157 won.

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