BOK to focus monetary policy on stock market

SOUTH KOREA - Korea's central bank will conduct its monetary policy with the goal of stabilizing local stock markets, the banks chief has said.

"Since stock markets are vulnerable to psychological factors, the central bank will focus its interest-rate policy on stabilizing market sentiments," said Bank of Korea (BOK) Governor Park Seung at an economic conference held on Monday at the BOK's headquarters in Seoul.

At the gathering, Park and other economic experts expressed the view that shock waves

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Central Banking? View our subscription options

Register for Central Banking

All fields are mandatory unless otherwise highlighted

This address will be used to create your account

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account