SEOUL, Aug 20 (Reuters) – South Korea may consider easing
market restrictions, such as those on share buy-backs or short
selling, to stabilise local financial markets, Vice Finance
Minister Kim Yong-beom said at a scheduled meeting on Tuesday.
Kim also said the authorities would take action to stabilise
the foreign exchange market if needed to counter adverse factors
such as excessive herd behaviour and sharp reactions to
(Reporting by Yuna Park; Writing by Choonsik Yoo; Editing by
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