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Seoul shares end slightly higher amid negative factors overseas SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Yonhap) — South Korean stocks closed marginally higher Wednesday as investors weighed in on economic concerns from China and Europe and tensions from U.S. airstrikes in the Middle East, analysts said. The local currency gained … Read more on Yonhap News

Seoul shares end higher on abated Scotland concerns SEOUL, Sept. 19 (Yonhap) — South Korean stocks closed higher Friday amid abated geopolitical uncertainties in Europe, as voters in Scotland chose to stay part of the United Kingdom, analysts said. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index … Read more on Yonhap News

Asian markets trade higher; Nikkei, Seoul Composite gain South Korea's Seoul Composite jumped 0.44 percent or 8.86 points at 2,022.34. Singapore's Straits Times was flat at 3,305.65. Hong Kong's Hang Seng was flat at 23,541.75. Taiwan's Taiwan Weighted was down 0.51 percent or 48.38 points at 9,436.35. Read more on Moneycontrol.com

(LEAD) Seoul shares close higher on recovery hope SEOUL, March 27 (Yonhap) — South Korean stocks closed higher Thursday as rising hopes over economic recovery in advanced nations overshadowed fears from political instability in Ukraine, analysts said. The South Korean won closed higher against the … Read more on Yonhap News

(LEAD) Seoul shares close higher on bets on Chinese economy SEOUL, Feb. 14 (Yonhap) — South Korean stocks finished higher on Friday as investors bet the improvement of the Chinese economy will have a positive impact on the local market, with foreign investors snapping up shares. The South Korean won … Read more on Yonhap News

Seoul shares track Wall St. higher, foreign net-selling persists SEOUL, Feb 5 (Reuters) – Bargain hunters lifted Seoul shares from a 5-1/2 month low on Wednesday morning, tracking a lead from Wall Street but sentiment remained fragile as concerns about the global growth outlook persisted. The Korea Composite Stock … Read more on Reuters

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 seen higher on China optimism, Wall St rally SEOUL, Sept 10 (Reuters) – Seoul shares are set to rise on Tuesday as global markets, led by Wall Street, were buoyed by upbeat Chinese data that eased concerns of a sharp slowdown in the world's second-largest economy. U.S. stocks rallied on Monday, … Read more…