Korea Exchange (KRX)

The Korea Exchange (KRX) is a stock exchange in Seoul, South Korea. The exchange operates three separate markets. The KOSPI is the primary stock exchange, the KOSDAQ is a secondary stock exchange which lists small and medium-sized enterprises with high growth potential, and the KONEX is dedicated to small and medium enterprises. In total, the KRX lists more than 2000 companies, with more than 750 of these listed on the main exchange, around 1200 listed on the KOSDAQ exchange and another 130 listed on the KONEX.

Contracts traded on the KRX include equities, bonds, derivatives (including options and futures), commodities, exchange traded funds (ETFs), exchange traded notes (ETNs), and equity-linked warrants (ELWs).

The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) tracks the performance of key companies listed on the Korea Exchange.

Trading hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. KST (UTC+9)
Settlement cycle: T+2

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