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Seoul shares edge up after Samsung Elec earnings

SEOUL, Oct 5(Reuters) - South Korean shares ended slightly higher on Friday, with heavyweight Samsung Electronics

finishing up 0.22 percent after reporting better-than-expected earnings estimates.

The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) ended up 0.12 percent at 1,995.17 points.

(Reporting by Hyunjoo Jin; Editing by Richard Pullin)

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