Korean finance minister calms investors

Lee Hun-Jai says the recent election result will not change the government''s attitude to reform and sees signs of economic recovery.

Korea's Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Lee Hun-Jai was in Hong Kong on Friday as part of a global roadshow to meet investors - in the wake of recent political upheavals and elections.

His message was upbeat, and delivered to a full room. Korea is a much stronger place, Lee said, recalling the last time the MOFE had done a roadshow in the wake of the Asian financial crisis. Our banks are sounder and better capitalised. Our...

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