Korean shares extended their record streak this morning.
The benchmark KOSPI continued where it left off, hitting a high of two,four-hundred-69.four-three at 1:10 this afternoon.
This follows the record closing high set on Wednesday when the index added one-percent to close at two,four-hundred-58.
Positive sentiment surrounding Samsung Electronics ahead of its upcoming quarterly earnings report has played a big role in the recent gains.
Experts say that, if these trends continue as expected,the KOSPI will keep notching fresh records and could top 26-hundred before the end of the year.