Korea Exchange

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....
Mondo Visione  Jun 19  Comment 
Korea Exchange (KRX) plans to list 4 overseas commodity ETNs and a domestic strategic ETN on June 18, 2015. Overseas commodity ETNs are issued by Shinhan Investment Co. and domestic strategic ETN is issued by Korea Investment & Securities...
Mondo Visione  Jun 8  Comment 
Korea Exchange (KRX) plans to list SMART Mainland China Small Cap CSI500 (Synthetic H) ETF which is managed by Shinhan BNP Paribas Asset Management Co., Ltd in the KOSPI market on 8thJune 2015. ※ For more details, please refer to the...
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...

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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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