* KOSPI flat, foreigners net sellers
* Korean won weakens against U.S. dollar
* South Korea benchmark bond yield rises
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SEOUL, June 28 (Reuters) - Round-up of South Korean
** South Korean shares ended flat on Monday, with cautious
investors refraining from making fresh bets ahead of a slew of
economic data later this week, as coronavirus cases spiked
across Asia over the weekend. The won weakened and the benchmark
bond yield rose.
** The benchmark KOSPI closed down 0.95 points, or
0.03%, at 3,301.89, following a record close on Friday.
** Investors were concerned about a spike in coronavirus
infections in Asia, with Australia's most populous city of
Sydney plunging into a lockdown.
** Technology giant Samsung Electronics gained
0.37%, while peer SK Hynix tumbled 1.95%. Battery
maker LG Chem and internet giant Naver
slid 0.95% and 0.49%, respectively.
** Foreigners were net sellers of 73.2 billion won ($64.76
million) worth of shares on the main board.
** "Investors are taking a wait-and-see stance ahead of
batches of economic data including Chinese PMI, South Korean
trade and U.S. jobs," said Lee Kyoung-min, an anlayst at Daishin
** South Korea's May industrial output data is due on
Wednesday, while trade and inflation data will be released on
Thursday and Friday, respectively.
** The won ended at 1,130.3 per dollar on the onshore
settlement platform, 0.23% lower than its previous
close of 1,127.7.
** In offshore trading, the won was quoted at 1,130.4
per dollar, down 0.3% from the previous day, while in
non-deliverable forward trading its one-month contract
was quoted at 1,130.3.
** In money and debt markets, September futures on
three-year treasury bonds fell 0.07 points to 109.83.
** The benchmark 10-year yield rose by 4.1 basis points to
($1 = 1,130.3700 won)
(Reporting by Joori Roh; Additional reporting by Jihoon Lee)