Korea Exchange

The Economic Times  Apr 28  Comment 
The agreement also includes information sharing by both parties to promote each other's understanding of the products listing and the markets functioning.
The Economic Times  Apr 27  Comment 
Ashish Chauhan, BSE CEO & MD, is in Korea to sign the agreement. The announcement is likely to be done on Thursday.
Mondo Visione  Apr 20  Comment 
Eurex, one of the world’s leading derivatives exchanges and part of Deutsche Börse Group, and Korea Exchange (KRX) today signed a contract in KRX’s Seoul Office to extend their cooperation by listing Mini KOSPI 200 index futures during Eurex...
Finance Asia  Apr 7  Comment 
The chairman of Korea Exchange tells FinanceAsia why cooperation between Asian exchanges is currently difficult to achieve.
Finance Asia  Apr 6  Comment 
The chairman of Korea Exchange tells FinanceAsia why cooperation between Asian exchanges is currently difficult to achieve.
Mondo Visione  Mar 2  Comment 
The Korea Exchange (KRX) has decided to change the trading method for super low liquidity issues during the regular trading hours from continuous trading with multiple prices to the single price auction with 10 minute interval in order to improve...
Mondo Visione  Feb 22  Comment 
KRX said that the exchange organized the global marketing department on February 15 to carry out proactive marketing of the KOSPI Market to global customers. The department is planning to promote a wide range of products listed on the KOSPI...
Mondo Visione  Feb 8  Comment 
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued an Order to the Korea Exchange (KRX) permitting certain KRX Members to solicit and accept orders and in connection therewith, accept funds directly from U.S. customers for trading on KRX...
Mondo Visione  Dec 10  Comment 
The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) and the Korea Exchange (KRX) will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 11 December 2015. Under the terms of the MoU, both sides agree to work together to expand their ETF markets, jointly compile...
Mondo Visione  Oct 26  Comment 
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) today issued an order of exemption from registration as a derivatives clearing organization (DCO) to Korea Exchange, Inc. (KRX). The Commission issued this order based on its authority...

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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