South Korea's November PMI rises to a 5-month high of 48.2 from 47.4 in October. New Export...

|By:, SA News Editor
South Korea's November PMI rises to a 5-month high of 48.2 from 47.4 in October. New Export Orders remained in contraction for the 6th consecutive month, with China and Japan particularly noted as sources of weakness. "We expect policymakers in Seoul to maintain (an) easing stance ... into the first half of 2013," says HSBC.