Korea Exchange

Mondo Visione  Sep 14  Comment 
Korea Exchange (KRX) plans to support the KONEX research project (KRP) through which extensive investment information on KONEX-listed companies will be provided.  This KRP support program is one of the main items that Financial Services...
Mondo Visione  Sep 10  Comment 
The KRX amended the Enforcement Rules of the Disclosure Regulations of the KOSPI and KOSDAQ markets as a follow-up measure after the “Regulatory Reform for the Corporate Disclosure System (FSC, June 1, 2015),” and it has become effective on...
Mondo Visione  Sep 10  Comment 
The Korea Exchange (KRX) has analyzed the H1 FY2015 performance of top 30 corporations in terms of market capitalization and the key leading sectors of the KOSDAQ market. And KRX also predicted the earnings performance of the KOSDAQ market in the...
Mondo Visione  Sep 10  Comment 
The Korea Exchange (KRX) analyzed the stock price changes from IPO prices for the 60 corporations that have conducted IPOs among the total of 68 newly listed corporations in KOSPI and KOSDAQ markets.  For the 60 newly listed corporations in...
MarketWatch  Aug 20  Comment 
Pyongyang says attack is in response to Seoul resuming propaganda broadcasts across the border.
Mondo Visione  Aug 18  Comment 
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) is asking for public comment on a petition by Korea Exchange, Inc. for exemption from registration as a derivatives clearing organization (DCO). The Commission is considering a petition...
Mondo Visione  Aug 13  Comment 
Korea Exchange (KRX) has analyzed the trading activity of single stock futures market for KOSDAQ-listed stocks* for the 1st week after its listing (from August 3 to August 7, 2015.)    * Single stock futures were introduced as a risk...
Mondo Visione  Jul 17  Comment 
After analyzing the trading activity of the ETN market in the first half of this year, Korea Exchange (KRX) concluded that the ETN market seemed to become one of the most stable ways for a long-term asset management due to increasing market size...
Mondo Visione  Jun 29  Comment 
The Korea Exchange (KRX) will list ARIRANG Smart Beta series (Value, Momentum and Quality) ETF and ARIRANG S&P Dividend Growth ETF issued by Hanhwa Asset Management Company in the KOSPI market on June 29, 2015. For more details, please...
Mondo Visione  Jun 22  Comment 
Contents of Survey: Foreign investors’ trading activity and their weight in the market capitalization by the entire market, the industry and individual issue in the KOSPI market as of June 17, 2015 (comparison between the end of 2014 and Jun....

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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