KOSPI 200

KOSPI 200

An index tracking 200 large companies that trade on the Korea Exchange. Companies are weighted for market capitalization and the index is used to gauge the performance of South Korean securities and the country's wider economy. Derivatives based on the KOSPI 200 are among the most widely traded in the world.
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IHS Markit announced the launch of two new stock indexes -- KRX-IHS Markit KOSPI 200 Dividend Forecast Yield Top 30 and KRX-IHS Markit KOSPI 200 Dividend Forecast Growth Top 30 -- in alliance with Korea Exchange (KRX), a leading cash and derivatives exchange based in Seoul, South Korea.
The Taiwan Stock Exchange stated that Yuanta S&P GSCI Crude Oil 2x Leveraged ER Futures ETF, Yuanta S&P GSCI Crude Oil 1x Inverse ER Futures ETF, Yuanta S&P GSCI Gold 1x Inverse ER Futures ETF and Yuanta KOSPI 200 ETF, which Yuanta Securities Investment Trust raises funds and issues, listed in TWSE on October 7.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-April 6, 2016-Horizons ETF Trust to close and liquidate KOSPI 200 ETF
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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 200 benchmark of core stocks were finished up 0.
On option expiry dates, positions in KOSPI 200 options and futures for an institutional investor will be limited to 10,000 contracts, regardless of the nature of such positions (speculative, hedging and arbitrage trading).
In addition, the Singapore office will support the implementation of the trading and clearing of Daily Futures on KOSPI 200 options on Eurex as part of the cooperation with the Korea Exchange (KRX).
the ETF tracks the KOSPI 200 or the Korean Composite Stock Index 200 which comprises 200 leading publicly traded companies in South Korea.
In addition, Korean Stock Price Index (KOSPI) 200 futures, KOSPI 200 options, stock options for 7 major Korea companies' common stocks are traded in Korean Security Exchange.
In local currency terms, Hong Kong's Hang Sang Stock Index is up 52 per cent, Thailand's SET 50 Index has risen 111 per cent, South Korea's KOSPI 200 gained 103 per cent and Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur Composite Index rose 125 per cent.