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There are concerns that only biotech firms are driving the bullish run on the KOSDAQ just like tech heavyweights such as Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix on the KOSPI.
Concerns amid Booming
22 November 2017 - 9:45am
The secondary KOSDAQ market has continued on an upward swing from October, it surpassed the main bourse KOSPI in terms of an annual rate of returns for the first time on November 21. In particular,...
Korea’s Lee Kun-hee family (Samsung family) stepped down to the second place on the Forbes list of Asia’s richest families this year from the top position last year.
Having US$40.8 Billion
21 November 2017 - 11:45am
India’s Ambani family came in first on the Forbes list of Asia’s richest families this year, steeping down Korea’s Lee Kun-hee family (Samsung family) to the second place from the top position last...
The earnings rate of Trinity Asset Management’s Multistragity Fund 1 reached 118.59 percent as of November 16 since the beginning of the year.
High Rate of Return
21 November 2017 - 10:45am
According to investment banking industry sources on November 19, a hedge fund with earnings rate of 118 percent have appeared as there are rally in small and mid-size stock prices for the first time...
The amount of investors’ short selling trades rather grew owing to concerns over the market fall in the future.
Biotech Stocks Behind It
21 November 2017 - 10:30am
Despite the bullish KOSDAQ market, the short sale trading volume on the market has increased compared to last month. Foreign and institutional investors are buying the stocks of mainly biotech firms...
Institutional investors have been picking up speed in taking part in the Stewardship Code, but it is unclear whether shareholders’ execution of voting rights will be strengthened.
Strengthening Voting Rights
20 November 2017 - 11:45am
Prior to the introduction of the Stewardship Code by the National Pension, Institutional investors are accelerating their moves toward participation in the Stewardship Code. Institutional investors...
The Korea Exchange will help the National Pension Service (NPS) invest more into the KOSDAQ market and include more KOSDAQ stocks in the derivatives market
Promotion of KOSDAQ
20 November 2017 - 11:30am
An increasing number of KOSDAQ stocks will be traded on the derivatives market from next year in order to revitalize the KOSDAQ market.  The Derivatives Market Division of the Korea Exchange (KRX)...
Bithumb's daily trade volume of bitcoins on August 19 ran to 2.6 trillion won (US$2.3 billion), more than the trading volume in the KOSDAQ market of Korea.(photo courtesy:gettyimagesbank)
What Should Be Done?
18 November 2017 - 2:30am
As virtual currency speculation has spread like wild fire among Korean people, the number of those who invested in virtual currencies and suffered loss is on the rise. A typical example is a sharp...
The domestic stock market showed a rising tendency based on KOSDAQ small and mid-size stocks regardless of the U.S. market declines.
Booming Seoul Bourse
17 November 2017 - 11:45am
The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index, or KOSPI, closed higher and bounced back to the 2,530 level on November 16. The secondary KOSDAQ index renewed its yearly high for the fourth...
The Korean securities industry has been reorganized into the structure of “five big and two mid-size players.
5 Big and 2 Mid-sized System
17 November 2017 - 11:15am
As the era of mega-sized investment banks (IBs) has opened, the securities industry sees a rapid shift power in the market. With five large brokerage firms were given a green light by the local...
Even though the value of the won against the dollar surges, the Korean government only controls the pace with vocal intervention unlike the past when it aggressively intervened in the foreign exchange market.
Despite Weak Dollar
17 November 2017 - 9:45am
The Korean won is getting stronger against the dollar. The won-dollar exchange rate fell below 1,100 won during the day for the first time since September 30 last year.  The won's appreciation is a...
The KOSPI-listed companies’ ratio of operating profit and net profit to the net sales and debt to equity ratio improved for three quarters in a row.
Well Performing
16 November 2017 - 11:00am
South Korea's KOSPI-listed companies enjoyed a record-breaking performance in the third quarter for three quarters in a row. As their ratio of operating profit and net profit to the net sales and...
New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) is planning to order NH Nonghyup Bank and its New York branch to strengthen compliance with the requirement of anti money-laundering.
Requiring Anti Money-Laundering
15 November 2017 - 11:30am
The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) will impose a huge fine on South Korean banks that have branches in New York.  According to investment banking industry sources on November...

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