The BoK unexpectedly leaves its benchmark rate unchanged at 3% after 2 boosts earlier this year....

|By:, SA News Editor

The BoK unexpectedly leaves its benchmark rate unchanged at 3% after 2 boosts earlier this year. The surging won takes a pause, -0.5%, and Korean shares fall about the same amount. Analysts see this just as a pause and expect another hike in June.