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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has launched the Yuanta KOSPI 200 ETF in Taipei to track the KOSPI 200 Index, which comprises 200 large-cap stocks on the KRX and is the benchmark index in the Seoul market, while TAIEX ETFs are also traded in Seoul.
By the proposed algorithm, we construct the time-dependent volatility function [sigma](t) from the KOSPI 200 market data as shown in Figure 8(d).
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
M2 EQUITYBITES-April 6, 2016-Horizons ETF Trust to close and liquidate KOSPI 200 ETF
A part of that downfall can be explained by taking into account that in March 2012, the Kospi 200 index trading volumes dramatically decreased.
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 0.4 percent, while the junior KOSDAQ rose 0.9 percent.
The Kospi 200 volatility gauge closed 10 per cent higher, the biggest advance in five weeks, at 27.98, indicating options traders expect a swing of eight per cent in the next 30 days.
The Kospi 200 Volatility Index of South Korea option prices climbed 35 per cent to 41.91.
Orc's solutions allow Samsung clients to trade Kospi 200 futures and options on the exchange via Samsung Securities' membership.