Seoul shares hit over 2-year closing high on solid China GDP

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SEOUL, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Seoul shares rose to their highest closing level in 26 months on Friday, buoyed by quickening growth in China and persistent foreign inflows. The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) closed up 0.6 percent at 2,052.40 points, its best finish since Aug. 3 2011. The benchmark rose 1.4 percent for the week. Foreigners purchased 308.2 billion won ($289.79 million) worth of shares, buying for a 36th consecutive session. It brought their ...

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