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Seoul: Shares edge up on Greek deal hopes; won flat

Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 14:38
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[SEOUL] South Korean shares edged up on Thursday, led by relief on hopes of a deal for Greece that would prevent a potential debt default.

The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) was up 0.2 per cent at 2,117.77 points, recovering slightly after falling 1.7 per cent on Wednesday.

The won closed local trade nearly flat at 1,105.8 per dollar. It finished at 1,105.5 on Wednesday.

REUTERS