South Korean shares inch up in mixed session; auto shares weigh
SEOUL, March 6 |
SEOUL, March 6 (Reuters) - South Korean shares rose on Wednesday, helped by a record closing-high for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, but the uptick was capped as auto stocks took a breather from recent gains.
The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) closed up 0.2 percent at 2,020.74 points.
Shares in Hyundai Motor fell 1.6 percent, while Kia Motors dropped 2.2 percent.
(Reporting by Joyce Lee; Editing by Sanjeev Miglani)
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