South Korea to Start Taxing Bitcoin Profits in 2021


South Korea will start taxing profits from bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies next year, according to local media reports. The taxation will also apply to bitcoin mining operations and income from initial coin offerings, should it be approved by Parliament. South Korea’s Ministry of Economy and Finance proposed the amendmentsRead More →

South Korean Stocks: Vulnerable To Escalating COVID-19 Outbreak And Macro Risks – iShares MSCI South Korea Capped ETF (NYSEARCA:EWY)


The iShares MSCI South Korea Capped ETF (NYSE:EWY) is the largest country-specific exchange-traded fund to track a basket of the most important Korean companies. Korea is long recognized as a high-tech manufacturing hub and innovator in various industries, including semiconductors. The economy has been pressured in recent years based onRead More →

Biden wins South Carolina in first primary victory of 2020


Getty Images Joe Biden speaks at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, S.C., on Saturday night, after networks and the Associated Press projected him the winner of the South Carolina Democratic primary. Joe Biden decisively won South Carolina’s Democratic presidential primary on Saturday, according to projections, giving the formerRead More →

Coca-Cola FEMSA: Attractively Valued, Highly Diversified Central And South American Play Yielding >3.0% – Coca-Cola FEMSA, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:KOF)


Firm Overview & Structure Source: KOF As illustrated in the top left, Coca-Cola FEMSA (KOF) is engaged primarily in Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Brazil, Argentina, Columbia, Uruguay, and Venezuela. The countries it has focused on have shifted over time. The structure consists of FEMSA, Coca-Cola (KO), and SeriesRead More →

South Korean court suspends regulator’s disciplinary action against Samsung BioLogics By Reuters


© Reuters. South Korean court suspends regulator’s disciplinary action against Samsung BioLogics SEOUL (Reuters) – A South Korean court has suspended the financial regulator’s disciplinary action against Samsung (KS:) BioLogics Co Ltd (KS:) over breach of accounting rules, an official at the Seoul Administrative Court said on Tuesday. Samsung BioLogicsRead More →