South Korea's GDP index (YoY) rose to 7.8% on yearly basis during April, which compared with the previous reading of last year that was 6%, and the current reading is better than analyst's forecasts that referred to 7.5%.

South Korea's GDP index (QoQ) rose to 1.8% in the first quarter during March, compared with previous reading of the fourth quarter of last year that was 0.2%, while analyst's expectations referred to 1.5%.