Retail in Asia


Retail industry news, retail jobs, retail events and key retail market data, specific to Korea.

S Korea holds rates steady

The Bank of Korea has kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 2.25 percent, pausing in its tightening cycle barely a month after taking the first step towards normalising monetary conditions, bu…

S Korea GDP slows

South Korea’s economic growth slowed in the second quarter from the first on less government stimulus spending, adding weight to the view that any monetary tightening for the rest of the year wi…