Business sentiment in South Korea ebbed in August, the latest survey from the Bank of Korea showed on Wednesday with a business confidence index score of 95.0 – down from 97.0 in July.
The outlook for the following month rose by 4 points to 96.
In the non-manufacturing sector, the BSI on business conditions for August was 81, up 2 points from the previous month. The outlook for the following month also rose by 3 points to 81.
The Economic Sentiment Index (ESI)-a composite of the BSI and the CSI (Consumer Survey Index) – for August was 105.3, up 1.4 points from July.