Herein Korea where the presidential election will be held about a week later, astring of attempts are made to predict who will become the nation's nextpresident based on the portal search big data. As of April 30, the presidentialcandidate who leads in terms of search frequency in major portals, is MinjooParty candidate Moon Jae-in.
Theanalysis of Google Trend for the period from April 14 to 28, Moon achieved anaverage score of 77, higher than People's Party contender Ahn Cheol-soo (68).
Duringthe same period, the Liberty Korea Party's Hong Jun-pyo ranked No. 3 with 41,followed by Yoo Seung-min (Bareun Party) with 23 and Shim Sang-jung (JusticeParty) with 22.
The Military Mutual Aid Association, the Employment Insurance Fund and an unidentified South Korean institutional investor have committed a total of $110 million to LaSalle Investment Management’s 804 million-pound ($1 billion) debt fund focusing on the UK and western Europe.&hellip
Private equity firm KKR & Co. and the Public Officials Benefit Association (POBA) have put two commercial buildings in South Korea up for sale separately, in transactions expected to fetch a combined $1 billion and in what would be KKR’s&hellip
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