Seoul shares open lower; Hyundai Heavy sinks

Thu Feb 2, 2012 7:07pm EST

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SEOUL, Feb 3 (Reuters) - Seoul shares opened a tad
lower on Friday after a three-day winning streak, with Hyundai
Heavy Industries shedding more than 4 percent after
sharply lower quarterly results and hit by concerns over slowing
profit growth.	
    The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) fell
0.3 percent to 1,978.50 minutes after the market open.	
    Hyundai Heavy, the world's biggest shipbuilder, tumbled 4.2
 (Reporting by Miyoung Kim; Editing by Jonathan Hopfner)