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Lee's death sparks hope for Samsung shake-up, dividends

2:07pm IST

SEOUL Shares in Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and affiliates rose on Monday after the death a day earlier of Chairman Lee Kun-hee sparked hopes for stake sales, higher dividends and long-awaited restructuring, analysts said.

Lee Kun-hee, who made South Korea's Samsung a global powerhouse, dies at 78

25 Oct 2020

SEOUL Lee Kun-hee, who built Samsung Electronics into a global powerhouse in smartphones, semiconductors and televisions, died on Sunday after spending more than six years in hospital following a heart attack, the company said. | Video

Factbox: Samsung's Lee leaves behind $21 billion wealth for inheritance

25 Oct 2020

SEOUL Lee Kun-hee, South Korea's richest person and chairman of Samsung Electronics Co , died on Sunday, leaving behind considerable assets subject to be potentially inherited by his surviving family as well as inheritance tax.

Samsung's Lee leaves behind $21 billion wealth for inheritance

25 Oct 2020

SEOUL Lee Kun-hee, South Korea's richest person and chairman of Samsung Electronics Co, died on Sunday, leaving behind considerable assets subject to be potentially inherited by his surviving family as well as inheritance tax. [nL1N2HG01W]

Factbox: Samsung's Lee leaves behind $21 billion wealth for inheritance

25 Oct 2020

SEOUL Lee Kun-hee, South Korea's richest person and chairman of Samsung Electronics Co, died on Sunday, leaving behind considerable assets subject to be potentially inherited by his surviving family as well as inheritance tax.

South Korean antitrust chief says Google has undermined competition

22 Oct 2020

SEOUL South Korea's antitrust chief said on Thursday the agency believes U.S. search engine giant Google has undermined competition, adding that the agency plans to present a case to its review committee this year.

LG Display swings to profit on new iPhone, says Huawei impact 'manageable'

22 Oct 2020

SEOUL South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd on Thursday reported a profit for July-September, ending a six-quarter run of loss, helped by shipments for Apple Inc's new iPhone and stay-at-home trends boosting panel demand for TVs and laptops.

Tesla supplier LG Chem to boost battery capacity

21 Oct 2020

SEOUL Electric vehicle battery maker LG Chem plans to triple production capacity for cylindrical batteries used by Tesla and others, and is considering expansion in Europe and North America to meet surging demand, it said on Wednesday.

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