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S.Korean stocks fall for a second day as mood sours over Evergrande

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By Reuters Staff2 Min Read* KOSPI falls, foreigners net buyers* Korean won weakens against U.S. dollar* South Korea benchmark bond yield falls* For the midday report, please clickSEOUL, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Round-up of South Korean financial markets: ** South Korean shares fell for a second session on Thursday as investors weighed the outlook for China’s property sector over ailing developer Evergrande’s financial strains and elevated inflation. The Korean won weakened, while the benchmark bond yield fell.** The benchmark KOSPI fell 5.80 points, or 0.19%, to 3,007.33 as of 06:32.** Among the heavyweights, technology giant Samsung Electronics fell 0.14% and peer SK Hynix fell 1.63%, while LG Chem fell 4.05% and Naver rose 0.74%.** Investors seem to be worried about China’s property market outlook and growth ahead, while preliminary trade data from Korea was positive and

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