Korea to Restrict Currency Data


The Bank of Korea will restrict the parties that can view certain real-time currency data in order to curb currency speculation, say officials.

From Feb. 1, the Seoul Foreign Exchange Market Committee will limit the distribution of real-time currency data of USD/KRW spot to trading institutions, says a spokesperson at SMBS, a brokering company for the FX market and Korean won money market that also oversees general affairs on the Seoul Foreign Exchange Market Committee.

The trading instituti

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