Shares in Hyundai Motor (005380.KS) jumped more than 7 percent late in Tuesday's trading session ahead of its August sales data that were due out later in the day.

Shares in Hyundai Motor were up 7.55 percent at 114,000 won as of 0500 GMT, its highest level ever, while the broader market was up 1.23 percent.

(Reporting by Jungyoun Park; Editing by Ken Wills)