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Seoul: Shares augment gains on China growth data; won slips [SEOUL] South Korean shares rose on Tuesday as investors looked forward to additional stimulus measures from the European Central Bank (ECB) and data showed slightly better-than-expected Chinese economic growth in late 2014. China's economy … Read more on THE BUSINESS TIMES

Asia stocks snap 2 days of losses, growth woes temper gains KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 gained 0.3 percent to 16,925.72 and Seoul's Kospi edged up 0.1 percent to 1,885.06. Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 0.6 percent to 23,617.77. The Shanghai Composite Index dropped 0.2 percent to 3,344.52 and … Read more on Fort Mills Times

(LEAD) Seoul shares edge up 0.28 pct on gains in Samsung shares SEOUL, Oct. 31 (Yonhap) — South Korean shares edged up 0.28 percent Friday as investors indulged in Samsung Electronics shares on growing expectations for dividend payouts, analysts said. The local currency fell sharply against the U.S. dollar. Read more on Yonhap News

Seoul: Shares edge lower as gains from China PMI fade; won retreats [SEOUL] South Korean shares drifted lower on Thursday morning after a choppy session, as initial gains on the back of a Chinese factory activity survey quickly faded. The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) was down 0.15 per cent at 1,934.08 … Read…

Seoul: Shares squander early gains to edge lower on profit-taking; won falls [SEOUL] South Korean shares gave up early gains and drifted lower on Monday as offshore funds, rattled by steep falls in the local currency cutting into their profits, sold some of their holdings. The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) fell 0.39 ……

Seoul: Shares squander early gains to edge lower on profit-taking; won falls [SEOUL] South Korean shares gave up early gains and drifted lower on Monday as offshore funds, rattled by steep falls in the local currency cutting into their profits, sold some of their holdings. The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) fell 0.39 ……

Seoul shares up slightly in late morning trade, trailing Wall Street gains SEOUL, April 30 (Yonhap) — South Korean stocks traded slightly higher late Wednesday morning, helped by overnight gains on Wall Street and better-than-anticipated U.S. corporate earnings. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), … Read more on Yonhap News

Asian markets mixed; Nikkei gains, Seoul Composite down China's Shanghai Composite shed 0.27 percent or 5.61 points at 2,092.14. Japan's Nikkei rose 0.65 percent or 95.06 points at 14,611.33. Singapore's Straits Times was up 0.08 percent or 2.62 points at 3,256.42. South Korea's Seoul Composite declined 0 … Read more on Moneycontrol.com

Seoul shares slightly higher on US data, profit taking caps gains SEOUL, Dec 24 (Reuters) – Seoul shares crawled higher on Tuesday morning, poised to finish stronger for a sixth straight day, as bullish U.S. data raised hopes for a year-end boost in consumer spending. Some investors, however, consolidated profits … Read more on Reuters

Seoul shares firm on upbeat data, but profit taking caps gains SEOUL, Oct 18 (Reuters) – Seoul shares ticked up on Friday morning helped by a brighter global economic outlook and persistent foreign investor demand, while some investors locked in profits which capped gains. The Korea Composite Stock Price Index … Read more on Reuters