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Seoul shares top 2,100 points

South Korea’s stocks topped the 2,100-point barrier for the first time in nearly four years, gaining momentum from strong foreign buying and ample liquidity in the financial system. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index increased 12.80 points or 0.61 percent, ending at 2,111.72 points on Tuesday. This was the first time that the figure broke the 2,100-point line since it hit a record high of 2,155.44 points in August 2011. The record was headed by foreign buying, which has been [...]