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Cleaning staff sweep up confetti scattered by South Korean stock... News PhotoCleaning,Closing Ceremony,Confetti,Economy,Finance,Horizontal,Messy,Occupation,Roadblock,Seoul,South Korea,Stock Market,Sweeping,TradingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPCleaning staff sweep up confetti scattered by South Korean stock market staff to mark the closure of the 2012 trading year in Seoul on December 28, 2012. The benchmark KOSPI index closed the year at 1,997.05, up 9.4 percent from a year ago, despite a global economic slowdown. AFP PHOTO / KIM JAE-HWAN (Photo credit should read KIM JAE-HWAN/AFP/Getty Images)