Korea Exchange

Mondo Visione  Apr 13  Comment 
The Korea Exchange (KRX) announced the result of analysis on year-end cash dividend, dividend to price ratio and price fluctuation ratio of corporations that closed accounting books in December 2014 in the KOSPI market. ※ For more details,...
Mondo Visione  Mar 30  Comment 
According to the analysis conducted on the effectiveness of the measures taken by the Korea Exchange (KRX) for the soundness of the ELW market since 2011, healthy trading practices have been well established in the ELW market as indicated by the...
Mondo Visione  Mar 19  Comment 
The Korea Exchange (KRX) has designated the underlying basket bonds used to determine the final settlement price for 3-year, 5-year and 10-year Korea Treasury Bond futures, which start to be traded on March 18, 2015 and will mature in September...
Mondo Visione  Mar 17  Comment 
The Korea Exchange (KRX) announced that the trading of the 10-year government bond futures set a new year high of approximately 100,000 contracts worth KRW 13.4 trillion on March 16, 2015.  ※ For more details, please refer to the attached...
Mondo Visione  Mar 13  Comment 
The Korea Exchange (KRX) expects that expanded liquidity supply that is to be enabled by the implementation of the securities transaction tax exemption* for market makers on Friday, March 13, 2015 would greatly contribute to a rise in the trading...
Mondo Visione  Mar 13  Comment 
With effect from Monday, March 16, 2015, the Korea Exchange (KRX) will announce the “KOSPI 200 Intrinsic Value Index” that is weighted by the estimated intrinsic values of corporations excluding some highly-volatile constituents of KOSPI...
Mondo Visione  Mar 11  Comment 
The Korea Exchange (KRX) announced that today (based on the market closed at 5 a.m. of March 10), the trading volume of the night-time US dollar futures market recorded the highest level (2,288 contracts) ever recorded since its launch on December...
Mondo Visione  Mar 10  Comment 
The Market Oversight Committee of the Korea Exchange (KRX), at its meeting held for the second time in 2015 (Friday, March 6, 2015), took the following actions against the e-Trade securities company and related staff that were found to have...
Mondo Visione  Mar 5  Comment 
Recently, the KONEX market grows rapidly in both trading volume and the number of stocks traded. In 2015, the average daily trading value of the KONEX market increased as much as 200% year on year (KRW 390 mil KRW 830 mil). In February, the...
Mondo Visione  Feb 27  Comment 
The ETN market, which opened on November 17, 2014 and marked the 100th trading day on February 24, 2015, has shown a consistent rise in trading value and outperformed the market in terms of yield.  ※ For more details, please refer to the...

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See also Investing in South Korea.

As of 31 December 2007, the Korea Exchange had 1,757 listed companies[1] with a combined market capitalization of $1.1 trillion.[2]

Basic Information

Exchange Symbols

  • Google Finance: SEO
  • Thomson Reuters: SE
  • Yahoo! Finance: .KS

Market Information (as of 31 December 2007)

  • Trading Hours:
    • Normal Trading Session: 08:00 - 15:00
2004[3] 2005[4] 2006[5] 2007[6]
Number of Listed Companies6831,6161,6891,757
Domestic Market Capitalization (in $ million)389,473718,011834,4041,122,606
Value of Shares Traded (in $ million)625,1861,210,6621,342,0862,005,994
Average Daily Turnover (in $ million)2,5114,8625,4348,255
Average Value of Trades (in $ thousand)
New Capital Raised from Initial Public Offerings (in $ million)10,9522,1832,8533,170
New Capital Raised from Secondary Public Offerings (in $ million)3,9412,6012,4733,807
Number of Trading Days249249247243

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Benchmark Index

Constituent Indices

Sector Indices

  • KRX Autos Index
  • KRX Semicon Index
  • KRX Health Care Index
  • KRX Banks Index
  • KRX IT Index
  • KRX Energy and Chemicals Index
  • KRX Steels Index
  • KRX Consumer Staples Index
  • KRX Media and Telecom Index
  • KRX Financials (excluding Banks) Index
  • KRX Constructions Index

Stocks listed on the Korea Exchange


  1. Number of Listed Companies (2006, 2007), World Federation of Exchanges
  2. Domestic Market Capitalization (2006, 2007), World Federation of Exchanges
  3. Annual Statistics 2004, Equity Markets, World Federation of Exchanges
  4. Annual Statistics 2005, Equity Markets, World Federation of Exchanges
  5. Annual Statistics 2006, Equity Markets, World Federation of Exchanges
  6. Annual Statistics 2007, Equity Markets, World Federation of Exchanges
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