Seoul shares end higher on econ hopes, Hynix gains


(Updates to close) By Rafael Nam SEOUL, Jan 26 (Reuters) - South Korean shares rose on Thursday for a third consecutive session as firms such as Hynix Semiconductor posted solid earnings, and as expectations for an improving economy boosted financial and consumer-related stocks. Foreign investors were net buyers of local shares for the sixth session in a row amid expectations that a surging won -- which hit eight-year highs against the dollar -- would fatten their investment returns, ...

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