November 14, 2018
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Tech firms help fuel further gains in Seoul stock market

 (FILE) A South Korean dealer works in front of monitors at the KEB Hana Bank in Seoul, South Korea, Jul. 11, 2018. EPA-EFE/JEON HEON-KYUN

(FILE) A South Korean dealer works in front of monitors at the KEB Hana Bank in Seoul, South Korea, Jul. 11, 2018. EPA-EFE/JEON HEON-KYUN

Seoul, Sep 14 (efe-epa).- The stock exchange in Seoul made gains on Friday, riding on the performance of South Korea's large technology firms, according to local analysts.

The Kospi index closed at 2,318.25 points, an increase of 32.02 or 1.4 percent.

The Kosdaq index increased by 3.96 points or 0.48 percent, closing at 834.91.

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