SEOUL, April 27 (Reuters) - Seoul shares retreated on Friday from a recent record as auto makers such as Hyundai Motor fell after the won hit a two-month high against the Japanese currency, raising worries about competitiveness against key rivals. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) fell 0.68 percent to end at 1,542.52 points. Hyundai Motor Co. dropped 3.49 percent to 58,000 won.
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