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Missile Spat Cools Korean Consumer Stock Stars on China Threats

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  • Korea received most foreign tourists from China last year
  • China has used trade sanctions in similar disputes in the past

South Korean consumer shares, 2015’s stock-market darlings as tourists from China flocked to Seoul department stores, are now among the nation’s worst performers this year as a missile spat cools relations between the neighbors.

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