Seoul shares gain 0.4 pct; Hyundai Motor up


SEOUL, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Seoul shares gained 0.4 percent on Friday, as Hyundai Motor extended gains from the previous session following strong quarterly earnings, but airlines dropped after oil prices roared to a new record. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) climbed 0.39 percent to 1,984.43 points by 0005 GMT. Hyundai Motor, South Korea's top car maker, rose 3.06 percent to 67,400 won, but Asiana Airlines Inc dropped 0.98 percent to 10,100 won.

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