Korea Exchange

Mondo Visione  May 29  Comment 
Korea Exchange (KRX) announced that it will list KODEX S&P500 Futures (H) ETF which is managed by the Samsung Asset Management Co. in the KOSPI market on 29th May, 2015. ※ For more details, please refer to the attached file. File ...
Mondo Visione  May 22  Comment 
Korea Exchange (KRX) has revised the related regulations for the implementation of the improved price stabilization facilities and the expanded daily price limit that have been promoted to enhance the efficiency and dynamics of the stock market,...
Mondo Visione  May 11  Comment 
As the Financial Services Commission (FSC) approved the revised Business Regulations for the KOSPI, KOSDAQ and Derivatives Markets of the Korea Exchange (KRX) on April 29, 2015, KRX plans to revise relevant enforcement rules to work out details...
Mondo Visione  May 8  Comment 
The Korea Exchange (KRX) revised the Listing Regulation of the KOSPI Market to relax listing and delisting criteria for real estate investment trusts (REITs) or real estate investment companies, which is effective on April 29, 2015. The revision...
Mondo Visione  May 6  Comment 
The Korea Exchange (KRX) announced that the average daily trading in the KRX gold spot market in April surpassed 10kg in 13 months after its opening.  The average daily trading in the gold spot market in April, 2015 recorded 10.05 kg...
Mondo Visione  May 6  Comment 
Korea Exchange (KRX) announced that through a joint business process analysis with securities companies and transfer agents, KRX successfully shorten the period of trading suspension from current 10 days to five to six days which is necessary for...
Mondo Visione  Apr 28  Comment 
The Korea Exchange (KRX) announced that it would implement a campaign to promote the Korean capital market and attract American blue-chip companies across the U.S. since April 27, 2015 in cooperation with financial companies and related entity....
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...

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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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