Japanese demand for raw materials and manufacturing diverted abroad as the nation rebuilds from its worst earthquake on record may aid exporters from Australia’s BHP Billiton Ltd. to South Korea’s Hyundai Mobis Co.
Shares of the following companies had unusual moves in South Korea trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and prices are as of the close in Seoul. The Kospi Index fell 1.1 percent to 1,909.03. The gauge rose 7.9 percent in October, its best monthly performance since March.