Seoul shares hit record; Samsung Elec, POSCO gain


(Updates to mid-morning) SEOUL, April 26 (Reuters) - Seoul shares gained to a record on Thursday, as Samsung Electronics rose after the listing of a card affiliate was approved, while POSCO and Hyundai Heavy rose on a media report they would swap a stake in each other. Exporters such as Hyundai Motor Co. also gained after positive U.S. profit reports and economic data raised hopes for increased sales to South Korea's No.2 export market. Hynix Semiconductor Inc. rose 0.78 to 32,450, ...

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