Korean Composite Stock Price Indexes

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Korean Composite Stock Price Indexes

1. Any of several indices tracking the Korean Stock Exchange. They are weighted for market capitalization and are used to gauge the performance of South Korean securities and its wider economy. The most important KOSPI index is the KOSPI 200, which tracks the 200 largest stocks (by market capitalization) in South Korea.

2. An index of all stocks traded on the Korean Stock Exchange. See also: East Asian Tiger, NIC, Asian Financial Crisis.
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4 percent, South Korea's Kospi Composite index plunged almost 2.
Earlier in Asia, South Korea's Kospi Composite Index rose a hefty 2.
India's S&P BSE Sensex and South Korea's Kospi Composite Index ended the day marginally higher.
75 percent lower and South Korea's Kospi Composite Index lost 0.
3 percent, Japan's Nikkei 225 finished 1 percent lower, and South Korea's Kospi Composite index slipped 0.
South Korea's Kospi Composite Index shed over 1 percent and Taiwan's Weighted Index fell over 2 percent.
84 percent - recovering slightly from an earlier drop of over 5 percent - while Seoul's Kospi Composite Index ended the day down 6 percent.
com/International/wireStory/south-koreas-4q-growth-slows-construction-spending-drops-36515094) country's economy grew at a slightly lower rate in the last quarter of 2015 from the previous three months, the Kospi Composite index closed down 1.
Other Asian stock markets, including India's Sensex, Japan's Nikkei 225 and South Korea's Kospi Composite index were also boosted by early gains in the price of oil.
While Japan's Nikkei 225 and South Korea's Kospi Composite index closed down more than 1 percent, India's Sensex and China's Shanghai Composite index were both up 0