Heavyweights rise to record highs amid narrow market move

SEOUL, July 28 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's large-cap shares have achieved record-breaking, single-handed upward performance in the local stock market that has been moving in a narrow box throughout this year, data showed on Monday.

According to the data compiled by the Korea Exchange (KRX), 124 listed companies, including No. 1 online portal operator Naver Corp., the sixth-largest company in terms of market capitalization, have set record highs on the main KOSPI bourse since the beginning of the year.

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