South Korean shares ended lower on June 28 as investors remained cautious ahead of the US-China trade talks that could provide a pivotal cue for markets. The Korean won rose against the US dollar.
The benchmark Kospi fell 3.7 points, or 0.17 percent, to close at 2,130.62. Trade volume was moderate at 530 million shares worth 4.2 trillion won ($3.6 billion), with losers outnumbering gainers 533 to 269.
The local currency closed at 1,154.70 won against the greenback, up 3.40 won from the previous session’s close.
By Ram Garikipati and newswires (firstname.lastname@example.org