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Securites and Futures Trading Companies' Earnings, Third Quarter 2019

December 24, 2019

Securities companies reported net income of KRW988.9 billion for the third quarter 2019, down KRW395.1 billion or 28.5% from KRW1.3840 trillion three months earlier. The decline mostly resulted from decreases in bond-related income and commission income. The return on equity (ROE) for the three months to September stood at 6.6% (8.8% on an annualized basis), down 0.2%p from 6.8% (9.0%) the same period a year ago.