Seoul stocks gain despite missile scare, LG up


By Park Jung-youn SEOUL, March 28 (Reuters) - Seoul stocks closed up 1.5 percent on Friday as gains in technology and car makers' shares, driven by expectations of strong first-quarter earnings, offset jitters from a North Korean missile launch. North Korea test-launched several short-range missiles on Friday, South Korean media reported around midday, in what analysts saw as a show of anger at Washington and the new conservative government in Seoul. [ID:nSEO36694] "Investors have ...

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