SEOUL Nov 26 South Korean shares ticked up on
Monday after a promising start to the U.S. holiday shopping
season, while concerns about U.S. fiscal woes and Europe's debt
crisis have receded somewhat.
Tech heavyweight Samsung Electronics traded
nearly flat after reaching a lifetime high of 1,437,000 won per
share on Friday on expectations of strong sales for its
smartphones and tablet PCs.
The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) was up
0.25 percent to 1,916.03 points at 0002 GMT.
(Reporting by Joyce Lee; Editing by Paul Tait)