Seoul shares gain; but Hyundai Motor affiliates drop

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SEOUL, March 26 (Reuters) - Seoul shares rose 0.5 percent as chip makers such as Samsung Electronics rose tracking higher U.S. peers, but some affiliates of Hyundai Motor dropped after local authorities launched an investigation over suspected tax evasion. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) rose 0.49 percent to 1,454.48 points by 0006 GMT. Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. rose 0.34 percent to 582,000 won, but Hyundai Autonet dropped 5.7 percent to 6,450 won.

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