Seoul shares higher on lower won, Hynix gains


(Updates to mid-morning) SEOUL, July 27 (Reuters) - South Korean shares rose on Wednesday, as a weaker won currency helped exporters such as Hyundai Motor, while Hynix Semiconductor also got a lift after its quarterly profit beat expectations. But investors were still cautious ahead of a slew of earnings due this week, including Shinhan Financial Group later in the day, and Kookmin Bank on Friday. Shares in oil refiner SK Corp. rose 1.73 percent to 49,850 won, amid optimism that its ...

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