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S Korea Mar manufacturing confidence falls

A key measure of how South Korean manufacturing companies assess business conditions fell in March below the neutral point after touching a six-month high in February, a central bank survey showed on Monday.

But a separate survey by a business lobby group showed confidence among large South Korean companies rose to a one-year high, which analysts took as reflecting their stronger capability to deal with higher raw material prices.

(Source: CNBC)