BOK governor concerned over current account

SOUTH KOREA - Park Seung, governor of the Bank of Korea (BOK), said Wednesday there are mounting concerns that the current account balance could swing into the red due to rising travel deficits and reckless consumption.

The central bank governor, in a speech suggesting the BOK's support for government economic measures during a meeting in downtown Seoul, hinted that the overnight call rates would be increased.

''If the won-dollar exchange rate remains below 1,200 won to the dollar, deficits in

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