KOSPI 200 Index (KOS200)

QUOTE AND NEWS
The Economic Times  Aug 26  Comment 
The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) ended up 2.6 per cent at 1,894.09 points, its biggest per centage gain since July 11, 2013.
Mondo Visione  Aug 26  Comment 
▶ The analysis of H1 FY2015 performance of KOSPI listed company shows an increase of operating profits, slightly lower net profits, and a decline in sales revenue compared to the H1 FY2014 performance.  ▶ The sales revenue declines...
Mondo Visione  Aug 24  Comment 
Designation as a KOSPI 200 constituent brought a positive impact to prices of the stocks concerned after the announcement.  During the last 4 years, the average return rates of the newly selected constituents of KOSPI 200 for one week after...
The Economic Times  Aug 6  Comment 
The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) was down 0.3 per cent at 2,022.97 points from the previous close at 2,029.76.
Mondo Visione  Jul 30  Comment 
Korea Exchange (KRX) plans to list KINDEX Synth-Gold Futures Leverage(H), which is managed by Korea Investment Management Co., in the KOSPI market on July 28, 2015.  This product is a foreign exchange hedged ETF which tracks double the daily...
Mondo Visione  Jul 29  Comment 
Outline of Listing Korea Exchange (KRX) plans to list 3 Leverage ETFs based on S&P500, EURO STOXX 50 and MSCI EM which track double the daily return rate and an Inverse ETF based on S&P500 Futures which track -1 times the daily return rate in...
BBC News  Jul 23  Comment 
South Korea's benchmark Kospi share index closes little changed after data shows weak economic growth in the second quarter of the year.
Mondo Visione  Jul 17  Comment 
The KOSPI market has continued to grow during the first half of 2015. It has been three years and eight months since the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) has exceeded 2,100 point level (2,173p, April 23) and its market capitalization has...
MarketWatch  Jul 16  Comment 
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average ) up 0.5% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index ) up 0.1% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index ) up 1.7% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200 ) up 0.5% ; Seoul (Kospi ) up 0.3% ;...
The Economic Times  Jul 9  Comment 
The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) was up 0.6 per cent at 2,027.81 points, breaking a four-day losing streak.




 
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The KOSPI 200 is the South Korean index, indicative of the top 200 stocks in the Korea Exchange. It maps over 70% of the total capitalization of the exchange and is the most liquid index for the South korean market. The KOSPI 200 was started on January 3rd, 1990 with a base value of 100[1]. The Futures and Options markets in Korea use this index to base their calculations. KOSPI 200 is updated every 2 seconds and is published by the statistical KRX publication of the Korean Exchange[2]

Weighting and Calculations

The KOSPI is calculated as follows with Current Market Capitalization (=market capitalization at the time of comparison) as the numerator and Base Market Capitalization (=market capitalization as of January 4, 1980) as the denominator.

That is:

Current index = Current total market cap of constituents × 100 / Base Market Capitalization[3]

The base market capitalization is adjusted when there is a change in the value due to rights offering, new listing, delisting, mergers, etc.

So the New Base Market Capitalization would be[4]:

Past Market Capitalization*(Current Market Cap +- change in market cap)/Current Market Cap on the day before the change.

Composition of the KOSPI 200

The top 10 stocks of the KOSPI 200, as of October 21, 2008[5] were:

COMPANY NAME TICKER (SE:) Weighting (%)
Samsung A005930 16.40
POSCO (PKX) 005490 6.81
KB Financial Group 105560 3.80
Shinhan Financial Group Co (SHG) 055550 3.69
SK Telecom (SKM) 017670 3.63
KT&G 033780 2.78
LG Electronics 066570 2.58
Hyundai Motor Company (005380-SE) 005380 2.57
KEPCO 015760 2.46
HHI 009540 2.22
TK Corporation }

References

  1. Wikipedia
  2. KOSPI 200 summary
  3. KOSPI Calculation on the KRX
  4. Adjustment for maintaining consistency
  5. KOSPI 200 weighted index
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