December 14, 2012 / 12:15 AM / in 5 years

Seoul shares ease after big gains

SEOUL, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Seoul shares fell on Friday following a weak lead from offshore, as the local market consolidated after recent big gains.

Market heavyweight Samsung Electronics dropped 1.2 percent after climbing 2.9 percent to close at a lifetime high on Thursday.

The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) lost 0.8 percent at 1,987.78 points at 0005 GMT. (Reporting By Somang Yang; Editing by Richard Pullin)

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