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Hyundai and workers reach initial salary deal


South Korea’s largest automaker has seen its shares slump to a new low this past weeks, as the company announced a huge $10 billion deal to buy a prized land lot in Seoul and the workers started a partial strike in retaliation. Now, Hyundai’s shares climbed the most over the past two weeks as the company announced it reached a preliminary ...
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