* KOSPI rises, foreigners net buyers
* Korean won strengthens against U.S. dollar
* South Korea benchmark bond yield rises
SEOUL, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Round-up of South Korean financial
** South Korean shares rose on Monday, buoyed by expectations of
a delay in the reduction of U.S. pandemic-era stimulus following
disappointing hiring data from the world's biggest economy. The
Korean won strengthened, while the benchmark bond yield rose.
** The benchmark KOSPI rose 0.21 points, or 0.01%, to
3,201.27 as of 0304 GMT.
** Among the heavyweights, technology giant Samsung Electronics
rose 1.04% and peer SK Hynix fell 0.93%,
while LG Chem rose 3.72% and Naver fell
** Investors are assessing the fallout from the September
payrolls report, which showed a much smaller increase in jobs
than expected but also a pick up in wages.
** U.S. jobs report was "shockingly bad" but investors see the
dip could be temporary, and that sluggish jobs market could
delay tapering, said Park Kwang-nam, an analyst at Mirae Asset
** Foreigners were net buyers of 1.2 billion won worth of shares
on the main board.
** The won was quoted at 1,156.4 per dollar on the onshore
settlement platform , 0.05% higher than its previous
close at 1,157.0.
** In offshore trading, the won was quoted at 1,156.2 per
dollar, down 0.2% from the previous day, while in
non-deliverable forward trading, its one-month contract
was quoted at 1,156.7.
** The KOSPI has risen 11.41% so far this year, but lost 1.5% in
the previous 30 trading sessions.
** The trading volume during the session in the KOSPI index
was 455.55 million shares. Of the total traded issues of
922, the number of advancing shares was 392.
** The won has lost 6.1% against the dollar so far this year.
** In money and debt markets, September futures on three-year
treasury bonds fell 0.03 points to 110.36.
(Reporting by Cynthia Kim; Additional reporting by Jihoon Lee;
Editing by Devika Syamnath)