Korean shares on Monday closed lower than last Friday on selling by foreigners.
The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) on Monday fell six-point-14 points, or zero-point-32 percent, to close at one-thousand-883-point-10.
The index plunged after individual investors sold around 62 billion won worth of Korean shares and foreign investors sold roughly 57 billion won worth of shares.
The tech-heavy KOSDAQ also dropped eleven-point-54 points, or two-point-15 percent, to finish at 524-point-50.
On the Seoul foreign exchange market, the Korean won gained three-tenths of a won against the U.S. dollar to close at one-thousand-126-point-20 won to the greenback.