Samsung shares rise after new smartphones launch
Thursday, March 30, 2017, 3:21 PM
South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics recorded sharp gains on the Seoul stock exchange on Thursday after the launch of its new high-range Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones. Shares of the South Korean company rose 1.6 % during the first hour and a half hours of trading, before slowing down. Samsung's shares rose 0.53 %, touching 2,101,000 won ($1,881).