Seoul shares end higher on blue chips, Kia surges

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SEOUL, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Seoul shares rose for a fourth consecutive session on Friday as foreign investors extended a recent shopping spree of blue chips such as LG Electronics, while Kia Motors jumped after its quarterly earnings beat forecasts. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) closed up 2.35 percent at 1,384.56 points. LG Electronics Inc. , the world's fourth-biggest mobile phone maker, rose 6.26 percent to 83,200 won, while Kia Motors Corp. , the country's ...

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