Seoul shares slide as tech stocks weigh after Apple result

SEOUL Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:06pm EST

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SEOUL Jan 24 (Reuters) - South Korean shares fell on Thursday, with tech shares sliding early in the session after Apple Inc announced disappointing earnings on Wednesday.

Market heavyweight Samsung Electronics fell 1 percent, while LG Display, an Apple supplier, fell 2.4 percent.

The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) was down 0.6 percent at 1,969.12 points at 0003 GMT. (Reporting by Joyce Lee; Editing by Richard Pullin)

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