The Korea Composite Stock Price Index approached 2010 points on Thursday as foreign investors continue the longest consecutive buying spree on the domestic bourse since 2001.
The KOSPI closed up 0.46 percent at 2,007.32. Foreign investors snapped up W174 billion (US$1=W1,075) worth of Korean stocks. Since Aug. 23, foreigners have bought W8.79 trillion worth of shares here.
The 22-day buying spree is the longest in 12 years.