Samsung, Kookmin set to lead S.Korean stock rally


By Lim Jeongjin SEOUL, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd looks set to lead a market rally, while bigger domestically-focused shares, notably Kookmin Bank , should do well as the economy grows, fund managers and analysts say. The South Korean stock market has greater upside potential this year because it underperformed against major Asian markets in 2003 and because of expected earnings growth, they said. South Korea's benchmark KOSPI index gained 29.2 percent in 2003, while ...

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