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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Samsung BioLogics added that the KOSPI was not a priority for the company, noting that it was more interested in the tech-heavy American stock exchange which has a high-level understanding of the biopharmaceutical industry.
The Horizons Korea KOSPI 200 ETF is distributed by Foreside Fund Services, LLC, which is not affiliated with Horizons USA or any of its affiliates.
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The government will introduce new products to stimulate the derivatives market, which has been stagnating along with a decrease in the KOSPI 200 Futures and Options trading.
The KOSPI swung between gains and losses as investors took a wait-and-see stance ahead of the announcement of the third-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) data in the United States.
4 November 2014 -- New York-based financial market indices provider S&P Dow Jones Indices and the Korea Exchange have announced an agreement for S&P DJI to manage the commercial licensing of all existing KRX indices including the KOSPI 200 to potential clients worldwide.
Foreign investors' appetite for futures supported the KOSPI by triggering buy orders from algorithmic trading.
If General Park's daughter Madame Park Guan-lee becomes the next President in the December 19 elections, the KOSPI will skyrocket, led by Samsung.
According to the investment bank, South Korea's key stock index, the KOSPI, dropped 19 percent from its yearly high amidst fears that the economic condition in the nation is getting worse.
The introduction of the Eurex Kospi product will enable international investors and traders to participate in the KOSPI 200 options market during core trading hours in Europe and North America, when the KRX market is closed.