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Seoul, South Korea

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South Korea Stock Exchange by the Numbers

The Korea Exchange (KRX) is based in Seoul, South Korea. Below is a break down of key South Korea Stock Exchange figures.

Market Capitalization

Ranked 14th in Market Capitalization ($1.28 Trillion)

Market Cap over South Korea GDP ratio is 107.08%

South Korea Statistics

Ranked 15th in Gross Domestic Product ($1.2 Trillion)

Ranked 26th in Population (48.42 Million People)

South Korea Stock Exchange is the 14th largest exchange out of the 76 stock exchanges we track. The Korea Exchange's Market Capitalization is $1.28 Trillion adjusted US Dollars as of March 2016. Although the primary currency used by the Korea Exchange is the Korea (South) Won (₩).

The population in South Korea is approximately 48.42 Million people and the country has a GDP of $1.2 Trillion adjusted US Dollars. South Korea ranks 26th in terms of population and 124th in terms of GDP out of 240 countries and country equivalents.

Market Capitalization to GDP ratio, which when compared to the historic ratio is an indicator that a market is over or under valued, is 107.08%.

† Market Capitalization and Gross Domestic Product are both converted into U.S. Dollars. Data shown here is from March 2016 and is updated yearly.

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Upcoming Holidays

New Years Eve 12/30/2016
New Years Day 01/01/2017
Seollal Day 01/27/2017
Seollal Day 01/28/2017
Seollal Day 01/29/2017
Independence Movement Day 03/01/2017
Buddhas Birthday 03/03/2017
Childrens Day 05/05/2017
Memorial Day 06/06/2017
Liberation Day 08/15/2017
Chuseok Day 10/03/2017
Chuseok Day 10/04/2017
Chuseok Day 10/05/2017
Hangeul Day 10/09/2017
Christmas Day 12/25/2017

The South Korea Stock Exchange trades shares in Korea (South) Won. The official ISO 4217 currency code for Korea (South) Won is KRW. The official currency symbol is "₩". Note that all dollar values listed on this site, such as market cap, are in U.S. Dollars.

The table below shows the current currency exchange rates between Korea (South) Won and other top currencies. These rates were last updated on October 12, 2016.

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Does the South Korea Stock Exchange close for lunch?

The South Korea Stock Exchange does not close for lunch. The exchange opens at 9:00 AM and stays open all day until the closing bell at 3:00 PM.

South Korea Stock Exchange Timezone

The South Korea Stock Exchange uses the Asia/Seoul timezone for all listed times. This timezone is currently +09:00. Asia/Seoul does not observe Daylight Saving Time (DST).

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