South Korea's KOSPI fell 13 points or 0.6% to 2,065 on Thursday at around 10:15 AM Korea time, as new COVID-19 cases surged in the country, bringing the total nearly 1,600. On the monetary front, the Bank of Korea unexpectedly maintained the base rate unchanged at 1.25%, defying market expectations of a 25 bps rate cut due to concerns over the impact of virus infections to the economy. Most of sectors declined, with utilities stocks, technology, energy and healthcare led the losses. The fall in the KOSPI index followed US equities that closed lower for the third straight session.

Historically, the South Korea Stock Market (KOSPI) reached an all time high of 2607.10 in January of 2018.

The South Korea Stock Market (KOSPI) is expected to trade at 2096.97 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate it to trade at 2032.13 in 12 months time.


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South Korea Stock Market (KOSPI)

Indexes Price Day Year
KOSPI 2058 -18.41 -0.89% -6.24%
Components Price Day Year
Samsung 56,500.00 -1,400.00 -2.42% 20.86%
SK Hynix 94,600.00 -3,400.00 -3.47% 28.36%
Samsung Biologics Co Ltd 480,000.00 1,000.00 0.21% 29.03%
Hyundai Motor 122,500.00 0 0% -5.04%
POSCO 200,000.00 -2,000.00 -0.99% -23.95%
LG Chem 395,000.00 -4,500.00 -1.13% 0.77%
Cheil Industries 110,500.00 -1,500.00 -1.34% -5.15%
Naver 187,000.00 -3,500.00 -1.84% 44.40%
KB Financial Group 39,050.00 -200.00 -0.51% -12.54%
SK Telecom 216,000.00 -1,500.00 -0.69% -17.87%
Hyundai Mobis 220,000.00 0 0% -0.45%
Shinhan Financial 34,150.00 -50.00 -0.15% -21.04%
Lg Household Health Care 1,277,000.00 -17,000.00 -1.31% 1.83%
SK Group 203,000.00 -3,000.00 -1.46% -25.37%
SK Innovation 120,000.00 -2,500.00 -2.04% -36.17%
Korea Electric Power 24,050.00 -600.00 -2.43% -31.19%
Samsung Life 60,700.00 -1,100.00 -1.78% -32.18%
Samsung SDI 312,000.00 -9,000.00 -2.80% 31.37%
Samsung SDS 179,500.00 -3,500.00 -1.91% -22.80%
Amorepacific 171,500.00 -3,500.00 -2.00% -15.72%
KT&G 83,100.00 -800.00 -0.95% -20.10%
S-OIL 70,500.00 -700.00 -0.98% -30.88%
Kia Motors 38,150.00 0 0% 4.38%
Hana Financial 31,400.00 -200.00 -0.63% -18.44%
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance 200,000.00 -3,500.00 -1.72% -33.67%
LG 70,800.00 -900.00 -1.26% -5.60%
Lg Electronics 63,300.00 300.00 0.48% -12.33%
Netmarble Games Corp 91,100.00 -1,000.00 -1.09% -25.33%
Daum Kakao 184,000.00 -1,500.00 -0.81% 75.24%
Ncsoft 672,000.00 3,000.00 0.45% 49.50%
Lotte Chemical 194,000.00 5,000.00 2.65% -41.12%
Hyundai Heavy Industries 108,000.00 -2,000.00 -1.82% -17.24%
Industrial Bank Of Korea 9,660.00 -30.00 -0.31% -30.75%
Samsung Electro Mechanics 136,500.00 -4,000.00 -2.85% 21.88%
Korea Zinc 427,000.00 -500.00 -0.12% -8.07%



South Korea Stock Market (KOSPI)
The Korea Stock Exchange Composite KOSPI is a major stock market index which tracks the performance of all common shares listed on the Korean Stock Exchange. It is a capitalization-weighted index. The KOSPI Index has a base value of 100 as of January 4, 1980. The KOSPI is a major stock market index which tracks the performance of large companies based in South Korea.