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SEOUL, March 28 South Korean shares ended up on
Tuesday on hopes companies will report upbeat March-quarter
earnings, with the focus squarely on tech giant Samsung
Electronics Co. Ltd.'s report early next month.
The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) closed
up 0.4 percent at 2,163.31 points.
Foreign investors were net buyers to the tune of a small
10.3 billion won ($9.26 million) worth of KOSPI shares.
The South Korean won was quoted at 1,113.0 to the
dollar at the conclusion of onshore trade, almost flat from
Monday's close of 1,112.8.
(Reporting by Dahee Kim; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)