Seoul shares open up 0.9 pct as techs advance

SEOUL (BestGrowthStock) – Seoul shares opened higher on Wednesday after sharp losses in the previous session, led by key tech issues such as Samsung Electronics (005930.KS: ), but caution amid heightened tensions with North Korea limited rises.

The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (.KS11: ) (KOSPI) was up 1.08 percent at 1,577.73 points as of 0005 GMT.

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(Reporting by Jungyoun Park; Editing by Jonathan Hopfner)

Seoul shares open up 0.9 pct as techs advance