Seoul shares slip as earnings, US econ worries weigh


(Updates to close) By Rafael Nam SEOUL, April 27 (Reuters) - Seoul shares fell 1.5 percent on Wednesday, as a dip in U.S. consumer confidence battered exporters such as Samsung Electronics, and as investors turned cautious ahead of a barrage of earnings and data this week. However, investors received some good news after the market closed as Kookmin Bank said its net profit in the latest quarter beat analysts expectations. Shares in South Korea's top lender dropped 2.67 percent to ...

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