* KOSPI falls, foreigners net sellers
* Korean won weakens against U.S. dollar
* South Korea benchmark bond yield rises
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SEOUL, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Round-up of South Korean financial
** South Korean shares fell on Wednesday as traders booked
profits after two straight sessions of gains, with focus on
Samsung Electronics earnings on Thursday. The won weakened,
while the benchmark bond yield rose.
** The benchmark KOSPI ended down 23.59 points, or
0.77%, at 3,025.49, after gaining 1.43% in the last two
** Among heavyweights, chip giants Samsung Electronics
and SK Hynix dropped 1.41% and 0.49%,
respectively, while battery maker LG Chem slid
** Foreigners were net sellers of 293.0 billion won ($248.89
million) worth of shares on the main board.
** The won ended at 1,170.0 per dollar on the onshore
settlement platform, 0.21% lower than its previous
close at 1,167.6.
** In offshore trading, the won was quoted at 1,169.8
per dollar, down 0.2% from the previous day, while in
non-deliverable forward trading its one-month contract
was quoted at 1,170.7.
** In money and debt markets, December futures on three-year
treasury bonds fell 0.32 point to 108.07.
** The most liquid 3-year Korean treasury bond yield rose by
9.4 basis points to 2.041%, while the benchmark 10-year yield
rose by 2.4 basis points to 2.480%.
($1 = 1,177.2300 won)
(Reporting by Joori Roh; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)