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Shinhan Bank CEO Jin Ok-dong, second from left, and LX Hausys CEO Kang Gye-woong, second from right, pose after signing a memorandum of understanding at the bank’s headquarters in Seoul, Tuesday. Courtesy of Shinhan Bank

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