Press Release
  • Plan to Stimulate Financial Advisory Services
    Plan to Stimulate Financial Advisory Services

    Plan to Stimulate Financial Advisory ServicesMarch 24, 2016

    The FSC outlined its plan to stimulate financial advisory services in response to growing demand of financial consumers for more accessible and more tailored financial advisory services. * Please read the attached file for details.

  • Introduction of Korea's Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs)
    Introduction of Korea's Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs)

    Introduction of Korea's Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs)March 14, 2016

    Korea's Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs) were introduced on March 14, 2016, in which individuals can invest into various financial products such as savings, funds and derivative-linked securities. * Please read the attached file for details.

  • Corporate Restructuring Progress in 2015 and Plan for 2016
    Corporate Restructuring Progress in 2015 and Plan for 2016

    Corporate Restructuring Progress in 2015 and Plan for 2016March 9, 2016

    A total of 299 companies - 54 large companies and 175 SMEs - received the ratings of C and D in credit risk evaluations last year to be subject to restructuring. They are now under a debt workout program or a rehabilitation procedure.* Please read the attached file for details.

  • FSC Chairman Convenes an Emergency Meeting on Feb. 10
    FSC Chairman Convenes an Emergency Meeting on Feb. 10

    FSC Chairman Convenes an Emergency Meeting on Feb. 10February 10, 2016

    FSC Chairman Yim Jong-yong convened an emergency meeting of high-ranking FSC officials on February 10 to make sure policy measures are in place amid growing market concerns over the recent developments in financial markets at home and abroad. * Please read the attached file for details.

  • FSC Convenes Meeting over Recent Developments in Global Financial Markets and Policy Response
    FSC Convenes Meeting over Recent Developments in Global Financial Markets and Policy Response

    FSC Convenes Meeting over Recent Developments in Global Financial Markets and Policy ResponseFebruary 4, 2016

    The FSC convened a meeting with the FSS and relevant research institutions to review policy implications of recent developments in global financial markets and discuss our policy responses.* Please read the attached file for details.

  • Financial Policy Roadmap for 2016
    Financial Policy Roadmap for 2016

    Financial Policy Roadmap for 2016February 2, 2016

    The FSC outlined its financial policy roadmap for 2016, focused on two main themes: Financial Reform and Financial Stability. * Please read the attached file for details. * Please read the attached file for details.

  • 'Omnibus Account' for Foreign Investors to be Introduced
    'Omnibus Account' for Foreign Investors to be Introduced

    'Omnibus Account' for Foreign Investors to be IntroducedFebruary 1, 2016

    The FSC announced its plan to introduce an 'omnibus account' in an effort to make it easier for foreign investors to trade locally-listed stocks in the Korean stock market.* Please read the attached file for details.

  • HSCEI-Linked ELS Market Conditions and Policy Response
    HSCEI-Linked ELS Market Conditions and Policy Response

    HSCEI-Linked ELS Market Conditions and Policy ResponseJanuary 21, 2016

    The FSC held a press briefing on HSCEI-linked ELS market conditions and its policy response as the benchmark index sharply fell, raising concerns of increasing volatility in the market. * Please read the attached file for details.

  • 2016 Financial Policy Focus #2
    2016 Financial Policy Focus #2

    2016 Financial Policy Focus #2January 19, 2016

    The FSC unveiled its second part of policy plan for 2016 in a policy report to President Park Geun-hye on January 18.* Please read the attached file for details.

  • 2016 Financial Policy Focus #1
    2016 Financial Policy Focus #1

    2016 Financial Policy Focus #1January 14, 2016

    The FSC set out its policy plan to manage econmic risks facing the Korean economy in a first round of 2016 policy report to President Park Geun-hye on January 14.* Please read the attached file for details.