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Seoul shares fall 1 pct on U.S. earnings concerns

SEOUL, Oct 10 (Reuters) - South Korean shares fell on Wednesday, tracking losses in global equity markets as investors worry that upcoming U.S. earnings reports have been hit by a slowdown in global economic growth.

Shares in Korea Electric Power Corp were down 3.3 percent after a source said Korea Deposit Insurance Corp was looking to sell up to $235 million worth of shares.

The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) was down 1 percent at 1,959.96 points at 0011 GMT.

(Reporting by Somang Yang; Editing by Edwina Gibbs)

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