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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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Now, we construct the volatility function by the proposed algorithm with the KOSPI 200 index call option data [23,24] on 29 July 2016.
KOSPI 200 Index ETF, which composes of 200 constituent stocks of the KOSPI with greater capitalization, is constructed by KRX and belongs to the market capitalization weighted stock index.
A part of that downfall can be explained by taking into account that in March 2012, the Kospi 200 index trading volumes dramatically decreased.
Blue chips fell to profit-taking with the KOSPI 200 index, a benchmark of 200 core stocks, shedding 0.6 per cent to outpace declines in the broader KOSPI index.
The Hang Seng Index slid 3.1 per cent, while the Kospi 200 Index tumbled 6.4 per cent, the most since November 2008.
Managed by Taiwans Yuanta Securities Trust Co., it tracks the benchmark KOSPI 200 index, which consists of the 200 largest companies listed on the KRXs KOSPI market and represents 95% of its total market capitalization.
Large-cap shares took the brunt of the losses, as the benchmark KOSPI 200 index fell 1.41 per cent.
The Samsung KOSPI 200 Daily (2x) Leveraged Product and Samsung TOPIX Daily (2x) Leveraged Product have the investment objective of providing investment results that closely correspond to twice the daily performance of the KOSPI 200 Index and Tokyo Stock Price Index (TOPIX) respectively.
The KOSPI 200 index rose 1.5 per cent, while the junior, tech-heavy KOSDAQ gained 0.9 per cent.
Mini KOSPI 200 futures, which are based on the KOSPI 200 index, will complement the Eurex/KRX link for KOSPI 200 options.
The KOSPI 200 index closed up 1.17 per cent and the junior KOSDAQ index ended 0.16 per cent higher.
The KOSPI 200 index ended down 1.6 percent at 244.09 points and the junior Kosdaq market fell 1.1 percent to 487.91 points.