Seoul shares hesitate as earnings season looms


(Updates to midday) SEOUL, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Seoul shares eased 0.1 percent on Friday, after rising up to 0.4 percent initially, as investors locked in gains in outperformers such as Samsung Electronics amid caution over earnings and a U.S. economic slowdown. Lenders such as top lender Kookmin Bank extended recent falls on worries earnings momemtum would slow in the second half due to lacklustre consumer spending and after record net profits in the first half. Kookmin fell 0.8 ...

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