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× S. Korea’s central bank holds first press briefing via YouTube amid COVD-19 fears

SEOUL --- The Bank of Korea held a press conference on its rate decision via YouTube on Thursday, in a first for the central bank.

The conference was held online as part of the central bank's efforts to combat the spread of the coronavirus and ensure the safety of its officials and reporters, a BOK official said.

Following the announcement of its decision to keep its interest rates unchanged…