South Korea's consumer price index (MoM) rose 0.1% in May, which compared with previous reading 0.5% in April, while analyst's expectations referred to 0.3%.

South Korea's consumer price index annual reading (YoY) rose 2.7% during the year, which compared with previous 2.6% a year earlier, and the actual reading came less than analysts' forecast that referred to 2.8%.

Moreover, South Korea's core consumer price index (YoY) inclined to 1.6% this year compared with previous 1.5% a year earlier.