SEOUL Nov 29 South Korean shares rose slightly
in early trading on Thursday, tracing Wall Street gains as hints
of a possible compromise on U.S. fiscal talks spurred investor
Hyundai Motor Co rose 1.6 percent after
Hyundai's U.S. executive John Krafcik said on Wednesday the
restatement of EPA fuel economy figures had had no impact so far
on Hyundai's U.S. sales, but constrained supply of vehicles
could cut into its U.S. market share.
The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) was up
0.56 percent at 1,923.56 points at 0002 GMT.