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Seoul shares end up after China data; Hyundai Motor rallies
February 8, 2013 / 6:11 AM / 5 years ago

Seoul shares end up after China data; Hyundai Motor rallies

SEOUL, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Seoul shares climbed on Friday, snapping a six-day losing streak after strong data from China underscored a recovery.

The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) closed up 1 percent at 1,950.90 points, rebounding from a 10-week low hit on Thursday.

Hyundai Motor shares rallied to 4.8 percent, the sharpest one-day rise since September. (Reporting by Somang Yang; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)

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