Korea Exchange (KOSDAQ)


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MIC / Acronym Location Market Cap Status Opening Bell Closing Bell
xkos /
Republic of Korea
9:00 AM 3:30 PM

Korea Exchange (KOSDAQ) 2019

Korea Exchange (KOSDAQ) Table of Contents

Korea Exchange (KOSDAQ) by the Numbers

The Korea Exchange (KOSDAQ) (KOSDAQ) is based in Seoul, Republic of Korea. Below is a break down of key Korea Exchange (KOSDAQ) figures.

The MIC code for the Korea Exchange (KOSDAQ) is xkos (operating MIC xkrx).

South Korea Statistics

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

Ranked 26th in Population (48.42 Million People)

Korea Exchange (KOSDAQ) is the 91st largest exchange out of the 144 stock exchanges we track. The Korea Exchange (KOSDAQ)'s Market Capitalization is $0 adjusted US Dollars as of March 2019. Although the primary currency used by the Korea Exchange (KOSDAQ) 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 15th 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 0%.

† Market Capitalization and Gross Domestic Product are both converted into U.S. Dollars. Data shown here is from March 2019 and is updated yearly.

When is the Korea Exchange (KOSDAQ) Open?

Upcoming Holidays

Chuseok Day September 12, 2019
Chuseok Day September 13, 2019
National Foundation Day October 3, 2019
Hangeul Day October 9, 2019
Christmas Day December 25, 2019
End of Year Holiday December 31, 2019
New Year's Day January 1, 2020
Seollal Day January 24, 2020

Trading Schedule

Pre Trading Hours : 08:00-09:00
Post Trading Hours : 15:40-18:00

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Does the Korea Exchange (KOSDAQ) close for lunch?

The Korea Exchange (KOSDAQ) does not close for lunch. The exchange opens at 9:00 AM and stays open all day until the closing bell at 3:30 PM.

Korea Exchange (KOSDAQ) Timezone

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

About the Korea Exchange (KOSDAQ)

Korea Exchange (KOSDAQ) Currency

The Korea Exchange (KOSDAQ) 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 August 20, 2019 .

100 Korea (South) Won Equals:

$ 0.08 0.07 £ 0.07 5.92 ¥ 0.58

Economy and Geography

The Korea Exchange (KOSDAQ) (KOSDAQ) is located in Asia and its headquarters is located in Seoul, Republic of Korea. Companies listed on the Korea Exchange (KOSDAQ) are primarily Republic of Korea based companies and trade in Korea (South) Won. Companies outside of Republic of Korea would be listed in a different exchange. See the full list of exchanges.

Contact the Korea Exchange (KOSDAQ)

In most cases, you will want contact your broker instead of contacting the Korea Exchange (KOSDAQ) directly. Most general information about the Korea Exchange (KOSDAQ) can be found on the web at global.krx.co.kr.

To contact the Korea Exchange (KOSDAQ), you can use the information below:

  • Phone Number: +82 1577-0088
  • Email Address: webmaster@krx.co.kr

What's Next?

Check out the Korea Exchange (KOSDAQ) Bell Countdown see when the stock market opens next. All holiday closures are taken into account by our Opening/Closing Bell Countdown. You can even turn on/off an opening and closing bell notification sound.

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