Seoul shares seen lower on US econ worries, KEPCO


SEOUL, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Seoul shares are set to open lower on Wednesday, tracking a weaker Wall Street, as worries about the impact of higher oil prices on U.S. consumer spending may dent sentiment for exporters such as Hyundai Motor Co. . State-run power provider Korea Electric Power Corp. could also fall after the government on Tuesday put on hold a widely expected increase in local electricity tariffs, sending its shares traded in the U.S. down 5.92 percent. But shares focused on ...

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