Investor Glossary-kospiInvestor Glossary-kospiInvestor Glossary-kospiInvestor Glossary-kospiInsightful stock market charts - Click here
Categories    # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


The HTML to link to this page

KOSPI is the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (or Indexes). As such, KOSPI refers to a variety of indicators that are used to measure the performance of stocks on the Korea Stock Exchange (KSE). The KOSPI itself is best known and refers to a weighted (by capitalization) index of about 700 Korean equities. From its base year of 1980 (when the KOSPI equaled 100), the KOSPI had risen to about 1350 near the end of 2005. The KOSPI 200 is also widely quoted and includes 200 of the largest and most liquid issues traded on the KSE; the base year for the KOSPI 200 is 1990. KOSPI 100 and KOSPI 50 indexes are published as well; there is a KOSPI IT for information technology and communication stocks. There are also KOSPI subindexes based on industry groups and market capitalization.

Rate this KOSPI definition...

Learn about investing with the Investor Glossary Term of the Day

Click here for insightful stock market charts. Where is the market headed? The answer may surprise you. Find out
with the exclusive & Barron's recommended charts of Chart of the Day.

Popular Terms: option premium, command economy, retained earnings, deferred revenue, risk management, 401a, dividends payable, 1031 exchange, Zero Cost Collar, annual return, covered put, per diem, 144a, APR, liquidity ratio, FTSE, current ratio, average price per share, reverse mortgage, real GDP, limit order, stock market close, stock split, wholly-owned subsidiary, deferred tax, in escrow, labor relations, required rate of return, debt service coverage, FICO score, implied volatility, EBITDA, quality assurance, cancelled check, minority interest, margin rate, balance sheet, ex-dividend, class C shares, irrevocable trust, open position, 1035 exchange, phantom income, ex-dividend date, inflation, diluted share, VIX, Key Rate Duration, LIBOR

Accounting | Banking | Bonds | Brokers | Economy | Futures | Mutual Funds | Options | Real Estate | Retirement | Stocks | Taxes | Technical Analysis
Home | Term of the Day | Suggest a Term | Chart of the Day | Dogs of the Dow
©2004-2015 Investor Glossary - All rights reserved - Terms of Use