Seoul shares firm on upbeat data, but profit taking caps gains


* KOSPI struggles to break through 2,050-point level * Q3 earnings results lift LG Display, Samsung Eng * Automakers, shipbuilders down on profit taking SEOUL, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Seoul shares ticked up on Friday morning helped by a brighter global economic outlook and persistent foreign investor demand, while some investors locked in profits which capped gains. The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) edged up 0.1 percent to ...


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