Seoul shares fall on profit-taking after one-week high
SEOUL Jan 23 (Reuters) - South Korean shares fell on Wednesday, sliding steadily from positive territory mid-session on profit-taking by local institutions after a firming yen had lifted the main index to a one-week high in the previous session.
The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) fell 0.8 percent to close at 1,980.41 points. (Reporting by Joyce Lee; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)
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