RTTNews - Tuesday, a report by the Bank of Korea showed that the confidence among manufacturers increased further in July.

The business survey index, measuring manufacturers' business sentiment, rose to 78 in July from 76 in the preceding month. The index has been rising steadily since February this year.

A reading below 100 indicates pessimists outnumber the optimists.

Meanwhile, on a seasonally adjusted basis, the index climbed to 82 in July from 74 in June.

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