The hospitalization of Lee Kun Hee, the 72-year-old head of Samsung Group that includes Asia’s biggest technology company, has heightened scrutiny of succession planning at South Korea’s family-run conglomerates as they hand control to the next generation.
The following companies may have unusual price changes in Asian trading tomorrow. Stock symbols are in parentheses, and share prices are as of the latest close. The information in each item was released after markets shut unless stated otherwise.
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.