The South Korean won slipped to a 5-day low of 1370.85 against the US dollar during early Asian trading on Monday. The dollar-won pair that closed Friday's deals at 1345.10 is currently trading at 1367.60.

In economic news, the Bank of Korea said today that South Korea's current account balance in February shifted to a surplus of 3.68 billion dollars from the previous month's 1.64 billion dollars deficit.

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