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  • Korea Exchange Bank  fell as much as 4.4% during the intraday session on Tuesday, on worry regulators will review their approval of the lender's sale to Lone Star, but losses were pared on expectations a probe would be unlikely to strip the U.S. fund of its stake.

  • South Korean exports in January grew past market expectations on rebounding prices abroad for major products and despite worries about a sharper-than-expected deceleration in the U.S. economy, data showed on Thursday.

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