S.Korean stocks begin the week higher on U.S. jobs cheer

 S.Korean stocks begin the week higher on U.S. jobs cheer
    * KOSPI rises, foreigners net sellers
    * Korean won strengthens against U.S. dollar
    * South Korea benchmark bond yield falls

    SEOUL, July 5 (Reuters) - Round-up of South Korean financial
markets:
    
    ** South Korean shares rose on Monday, as an upbeat U.S.
jobs report boosted hopes of a recovery in the world's largest
economy, with sentiment aided by expectations of a
later-than-expected rate hike on a slight uptick in jobless
rate. 
    
    ** The won strengthened, while the benchmark bond yield
fell.
    
    ** The KOSPI         rose 11.85 points, or 0.36%, to
3,293.63 by 0147 GMT.
    
    ** The headline June U.S. jobs data beat forecasts,
signalling a strong end to the second quarter, while a slight
uptick in the unemployment rate suggested rate rises could be
further away than markets have come to fear.             
    
    ** Among heavyweights, technology giant Samsung Electronics
            rose...

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