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Korea Stock Exchange

Korea Exchange
한국거래소
Type Stock exchange
Location Busan & Seoul, South Korea
Coordinates35°08′12″N 129°03′53″E / 35.136721°N 129.064746°E / 35.136721; 129.064746 (Busan)
Founded27 January 2005
Key peopleKim Bong-Soo (CEO / Chairman)
CurrencySouth Korean won
No. of listings686
IndexesKOSPI
KOSDAQ
KRX 100
Website

Template:Infobox Chinese/HeaderTemplate:Infobox Chinese/KoreanTemplate:Infobox Chinese/Footer Korea Exchange (KRX) is the sole securities exchange operator in South Korea. It is headquartered in Busan, and has an office for cash markets and market oversight in Seoul.

History

The Korea Exchange was created through the integration of Korea Stock Exchange, Korea Futures Exchange and KOSDAQ Stock Market under the Korea Stock & Futures Exchange Act. The securities and derivatives markets of former exchanges are now business divisions of Korea Exchange: the Stock Market Division, KOSDAQ Market Division and Derivatives Market Division. As of October 2012, Korea Exchange had 1,796 listed companies with a combined market capitalization of $1.1 trillion.[1] The exchange has normal trading sessions from 09:00 am to 03:15 pm on all days of the week except Saturdays, Sundays and holidays declared by the Exchange in advance.[2]

Traded Instruments

KOSPI Market Division
  • Stocks
  • Bonds
  • Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
  • Exchange-Linked Warrants (ELWs)
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
KOSDAQ Market Division
  • Stocks
Derivatives Market Division
  • Index Instruments: KOSPI 200 Index Futures, KOSTAR Futures, KOSPI 200 Index Options
  • Single Stock Futures
  • Equity Options
  • Interest Rate Instruments: 3-Year KTB (Korea Treasury Bond) Futures, 5-Year KTB Futures, 3-Year KTB Futures Options
  • Foreign Exchange Instruments: USD Futures, JPY Futures, EUR Futures, USD Options
  • Commodity Instruments: Gold Futures, Mini-gold Futures, Lean Hog Futures

See also

References

External links

  • Korea Exchange Website
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