Seoul shares hit 20-month high, Hyundai firm soars


(Updates to noon) SEOUL, Jan 20 (Reuters) - South Korean shares edged up to a new 20-month high by midday on Tuesday as Hyundai Engineering and Construction Co soared on hopes for Iraqi contracts, helping to offset faltering blue chips. Foreigners continued to buy, betting on an exports-driven economic rebound and helping to shore up weak trading ahead of the three-day Lunar New Year holiday. The key Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) added 0.15 percent to 858.09 by noon after ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Seoul shares hit 20-month high, Hyundai firm soars" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!

For pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: or phone: (248) 799-2642

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.

Mar 8, 2018

Toyota Camry Hybrid 2.5L Atkinson 4-Cyl. – 2018 Award Acceptance

Masashi Hakariya, project manager-engine development at Toyota, accepts award for Toyota Camry Hybrid at 2018 Wards 10 Best Engines ceremony....More


Follow Us

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×