Time now for an in-depth look at the market news on this Wednesday.
And for that, I'm joined on the line by Dr. Yang Jun-sok, professor of economics at the Catholic University of Korea.
Professor Yang, good to have you back on.
We see the tensions between the U.S. and China easing somewhat when it comes to trade. Also getting ever closer to a vaccine, but stocks on Wall Street overnight were mixed. What's the story in the global markets and here in Korea?
There are signs of weakness in Korea's manufacturing sector, which has been supporting the local economy while other sectors have been hit so hard. This could further impact employment. Tell us about that and what might be done about it.
The government and the ruling party have approved revisions to three key laws related to the economy. These affect the Commercial Act, the law on fair trade and and the law on the regulation of financial groups. There's so much in these revisions, but tell us about that.