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Reuters reveals South Korea’s sudden property slump tests world’s most indebted consumers

Reuters exclusively reported South Korea’s property market has abruptly gone from sizzling hot to floundering, piling pressure on some of the world’s most debt-saddled consumers as the sector experiences the fastest interest rate hikes on record. Prices of Seoul apartments last week reported their sharpest decline in 26 months, while transaction volumes in the capital dropped 73% in June from a year earlier.

Article Tags
Topics of Interest: Business & Finance
Type: Reuters Best
Sectors: Business & Finance
Regions: Asia
Countries: South Korea
Win Types: Exclusivity
Story Types: Exclusive / Scoop
Customer Impact: Significant National Story
FILE PHOTO: An aerial view shows apartment complexes  in Seoul, South Korea, October 5, 2020.    REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo
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