* KOSPI falls, foreigners net sellers
* Korean won strengthens against U.S. dollar
* South Korea benchmark bond yield falls
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SEOUL, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Round-up of South Korean financial
** South Korean shares closed at their lowest level in 11
months on Tuesday, as warnings by Moderna Inc chief on
Omicron coronavirus variant spooked investors and fuelled a
broad sell-off. The won gained, while the benchmark bond yield
** The KOSPI ended down 70.31 points, or 2.42%, at
2,839.01, its lowest close since Dec. 29, 2020. The index
extended losses to a sixth session.
** The index dropped 4.43% for the month, marking its worst
month since March 2020.
** Among heavyweights, chip giants Samsung Electronics
and SK Hynix fell 1.38% and 1.72%,
respectively, while LG Chem dropped 2.53%.
** Drugmaker Moderna set off fresh alarm bells in
financial markets as the firm's chief warned that COVID-19
vaccines are unlikely to be as effective against the Omicron
variant as they have been against the Delta version.
** South Korea reported 3,032 new coronavirus cases for
Monday, but so far there were no Omicron cases being reported.
** Meanwhile, data showed South Korea's factory output in
October shrank at its sharpest pace in nearly 1-1/2 years as
auto chip shortages continued to weigh on production.
** On the main board, foreigners were net sellers of 138.3
billion won ($116.23 million) worth of shares on the main board.
** The won ended at 1,187.9 per dollar on the onshore
settlement platform, 0.43% higher than its previous
** In offshore trading, the won was quoted at
1,189.2, while in non-deliverable forward trading its one-month
contract was quoted at 1,189.3.
** In money and debt markets, December futures on three-year
treasury bonds rose 0.14 point to 109.09.
** The most liquid 3-year Korean treasury bond yield fell by
3.5 basis points to 1.806%, while the benchmark 10-year yield
fell by 4.5 basis points to 2.220%.
($1 = 1,189.8900 won)
(Reporting by Joori Roh; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)