Time now for an in-depth look at the market news this afternoon.
And for that, I'm joined on the line by Dr. Yang Jun-sok, professor of economics at the Catholic University of Korea.
Professor Yang, good to talk with you. Thanks for coming on.
Stocks in New York ended higher last Friday in part because of hopes for a vaccine. Here in Korea, the KOSPI was strongly higher today too. What's the story in the markets today?
So far in July, exports are down from a year ago. That's to be expected, but they weren't down by much, so there's talk now of a recovery on the way. Tell us about exports and your outlook.
In the days ahead, we're going to get some detailed plans for President Moon's Korean New Deal. Also a meeting of the Monetary Policy Board at the Bank of Korea. What's coming up this week?