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South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (ROK), is a country in East Asia. It constitutes the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and borders North Korea along the Korean Demilitarized Zone. The country's western border is formed by the Yellow Sea, while its eastern border is defined by the Sea of Japan. South Korea claims to be the sole legitimate government of the entire peninsula and adjacent islands. It has a population of 51.96 million, of which roughly half live in the Seoul Capital Area, the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the world. Other major cities include Incheon, Busan, and Daegu. The Korean Peninsula was inhabited as early as the Lower Paleolithic period. Its first kingdom was noted in Chinese records in the early 7th century BCE. Following the unification of the Three Kingdoms of Korea into Silla and Balhae in the late 7th century, Korea was ruled by the Goryeo dynasty (918–1392) and the Joseon dynasty (1392–1897). The succeeding Korean Empire (1897–1910) was annexed in 1910 into the Empire of Japan. Japanese rule ended following Japan's surrender in World War II, after which Korea was divided into two zones: a northern zone occupied by the Soviet Union, and a southern zone ... [More]
  • Last : 2,647.08
  • High : 2,658.92
  • Low : 2,630.15
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : -
  • Time : 10:13:01
  • Yesterday :
  • Change % : INF%
  • Change : 2,647.08
  • Last : 1,332.88 (KRW)
  • High : 1,337.04
  • Low : 1,331.51
  • Max Fluctuation : 2.6
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.1%
  • Open : 1,336.84
  • Time : 11:49:33
  • Yesterday : 1,336.89
  • Change % : 0.3%
  • Change : 4.01
  • Last : 0.1124 (KRW)
  • High : 0.1129
  • Low : 0.1123
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 0.1128
  • Time : 11:50:37
  • Yesterday : 0.1127
  • Change % : 0.27%
  • Change : 0.0003
  • Last : 3.474 (KRW)
  • High : 3.479
  • Low : 3.444
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.02
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.03%
  • Open : 3.444
  • Time : 11:48:14
  • Yesterday : 3.441
  • Change % : 0.96%
  • Change : 0.033

South Korea Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
ISK/KRW Ask 9.6717 - 9.6699 9.7077 0.03 0.30% 2024/02/29 Time 11:53
TRY/KRW Ask 42.69 42.7 42.67 42.85 0.16 0.37% 2024/02/29 Time 11:50
VES/KRW Ask 36.99 - 36.99 37.11 0.12 0.32% 2024/02/29 Time 11:50
SAR/KRW Ask 355.42 - 355.32 356.51 1.02 0.29% 2024/02/29 Time 11:50
SEK/KRW Ask 129.06 - 128.8 129.41 0.29 0.22% 2024/02/29 Time 11:50
MXN/KRW Ask 78 - 78 78.22 0.14 0.18% 2024/02/29 Time 11:50

South Korea Indices

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
KOSPI 2647.08 - 2630.15 2658.92 0.00 0.00% 2024/02/26 Time 10:13
KOSDAQ 813.2 - 813.2 813.2 0.00 0.00% 2023/12/07 Time 16:46
KQ 100 1884.7 - 1884.7 1884.7 0.00 0.00% 2023/12/07 Time 16:46
KOSPI 100 2503.8 - 2503.8 2503.8 0.00 0.00% 2023/12/07 Time 16:46
KOSPI 200 332.67 - 332.67 332.67 0.00 0.00% 2023/12/07 Time 16:46
KOSPI Large Sized 2471.63 - 2471.63 2471.63 0.00 0.00% 2023/12/07 Time 16:46

South Korea Stocks

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
Yonghyun BM 2305 - 2305 2305 380.00 19.74% 2024/02/29 Time 6:38
NSN 300 - 300 300 18.00 6.38% 2024/02/29 Time 6:38
Cell Bio Human Tech 3935 - 3935 3935 55.00 1.40% 2024/02/29 Time 6:38
LMS 6290 - 6290 6290 30.00 0.48% 2024/02/29 Time 1:32
Moatech 4215 - 4215 4215 345.00 8.91% 2024/02/29 Time 1:32
Wonlim 18090 - 18090 18090 230.00 1.29% 2024/02/29 Time 1:32

South Korea Bonds

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
South Korea 10Y 3.474 3.473 3.444 3.479 0.03 0.96% 2024/02/29 Time 11:48
South Korea 20Y 3.455 3.452 3.441 3.456 0.03 0.91% 2024/02/29 Time 11:48
South Korea 30Y 3.38 3.376 3.364 3.38 0.03 0.96% 2024/02/29 Time 11:48
South Korea 2Y 3.469 3.476 3.455 3.476 0.02 0.67% 2024/02/29 Time 11:48
South Korea 3Y 3.387 3.381 3.359 3.391 0.03 0.86% 2024/02/29 Time 11:48
South Korea 5Y 3.432 3.431 3.405 3.437 0.03 0.97% 2024/02/29 Time 11:48

South Korea Funds

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
MiraeAsset KOSPI200 Index Equity-Derivatives 1 A 1436.96 - 1436.96 1436.96 19.38 1.37% 2024/02/29 Time 8:31
Daishin KOSPI200 Index Feeder Equity-Derivatives C 1560.58 - 1560.58 1560.58 19.28 1.25% 2024/02/29 Time 8:31
Daishin KOSPI200 Index Feeder Equity-Derivatives A 1561.17 - 1561.17 1561.17 19.30 1.25% 2024/02/29 Time 8:31
MiraeAsset Chindia Consumer Equity 1 A 1561.3 - 1561.3 1561.3 12.14 0.78% 2024/02/29 Time 8:31
MiraeAsset Chindia Consumer Equity 1 C5 1528.15 - 1528.15 1528.15 11.87 0.78% 2024/02/29 Time 8:31
MiraeAsset Chindia Consumer Equity 1 C3 1500.92 - 1500.92 1500.92 11.65 0.78% 2024/02/29 Time 8:31

South Korea ETFs

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
Shinhan Investment Shinhan Leverage S&P500 Futures 26200 26160 26160 26200 75.00 0.29% 2024/02/29 Time 11:47
Yurie TREX Fundamental 200 40235 - 40235 40235 85.00 0.21% 2024/02/29 Time 11:47
Daishin DAISHIN 343 K200 36140 36050 36050 36140 10.00 0.03% 2024/02/29 Time 11:47
NH-Amundi HANARO Euro Treasury 25+ Year(Synth H) 50445 50325 50325 50445 75.00 0.15% 2024/02/29 Time 11:47
Kiwoom HEROES Total Market Bond(AA- Or Higher) Act 103345 - 103345 103345 235.00 0.23% 2024/02/29 Time 11:47
Hanwha ARIRANG KRX300 17000 16865 16865 17000 115.00 0.68% 2024/02/29 Time 11:47

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Metric
Asylum Applications
2341 21 Dec 6684 Persons
Balance of Trade
328 -12675 4450 13419
Bank Lending Rate
5.14 2.63 5.26 17.01
Bankruptcies
12 7 19 3377
Business Confidence
70 35 71 119
CPI Housing Utilities
114 30.6 114 114
CPI Transportation
112 27.63 113 124
Capacity Utilization
104 3.6 102 104
Capital Flows
5680 -7649 1117 18734
Car Production
370513 188365 341024 3469464
Car Registrations
125490 49944 113595 205595
Central Bank Balance Sheet
519471 310 518250 611504
Changes in Inventories
3444 -10571 3271 13025
Coincident Index
110 4.3 110 116
Competitiveness Index
79.62 19 Dec 78.84 Points
Competitiveness Rank
13 19 Dec 15
Construction Orders
9331851 23 5921263 15128796
Construction Output
-1.2 -30.5 2.2 26.4
Consumer Confidence
102 69.2 102 122
Consumer Credit
1886365 142747 1878349 1886365
Consumer Price Index CPI
113 2.49 113 113
Consumer Spending
234316 7264 233734 234316
Core Consumer Prices
112 9.07 111 112
Core Inflation Rate
2.63 -0.3 3.05 30.5
Coronavirus Cases
31415280 0 31285910 31415280
Coronavirus Deaths
34610 0 34603 34610
Coronavirus Vaccination Rate
250 0 250 250
Coronavirus Vaccination Total
129647782 0 129644643 129647782
Corporate Tax Rate
27.5 24.2 27.5 40
Corruption Index
63 38 63 63
Corruption Rank
32 27 31 52
Credit Rating
86 23 Jul
Currency
1331 667 1332 1995
Current Account
7415 -4205 3891 12410
Current Account to GDP
1.8 -10.5 4.7 10.7
Deposit Interest Rate
4.18 0.91 4.12 19.5
Disposable Personal Income
2191419 2871 2099125 2191419
Ease of Doing Business
5 19 Dec 5
Economic Optimism Index
93 55 92 117
Electricity Production
23528 13860 23069 25674
Employed Persons
28577 20301 28495 28577
Employment Change
1.39 -7.42 1.02 9.59
Employment Rate
61 56.1 61.7 63.5
Export Prices
119 17.87 115 202
Export Prices YoY
3.7 -35.6 -2.4 75.4
Exports
54700 14.75 57573 63787
External Debt
649322 80766 665050 665237
Fiscal Expenditure
231759 23 Apr 180854 KRW Billion
Food Inflation
5.92 -4.5 6.19 104
Foreign Direct Investment
8771740 0 6855005 11458947
Foreign Exchange Reserves
415759 564 420148 469208
Foreign Stock Investment
952017 34948 861744 1055888
Full Year GDP Growth
2.61 -5.13 4.3 14.9
GDP
1674 2.42 1818 1818
GDP Annual Growth Rate
2.2 -7.3 1.4 20.8
GDP Constant Prices
503434 7060 500277 503434
GDP Deflator
114 0.74 111 114
GDP From Agriculture
7780 1813 8288 8656
GDP From Construction
21894 342 22707 23885
GDP From Manufacturing
135365 319 133851 135365
GDP From Mining
450 286 462 1328
GDP From Public Administration
30537 1673 30398 30537
GDP From Services
287823 4287 286083 287823
GDP From Transport
17797 123 17550 17797
GDP From Utilities
12424 14.9 11186 12424
GDP Growth Rate
0.6 -7 0.6 7.8
GDP per capita
33719 1028 32787 33719
GDP per capita PPP
45560 12656 44300 45560
Gasoline Prices
1.18 0.54 1.22 1.84
Gold Reserves
104 13 104 104
Government Budget
-7 -7 -5.2 3.47
Government Budget Value
-28984 23 Apr -41425 KRW Billion
Government Debt to GDP
49.6 8.24 46.9 49.6
Government Revenues
202775 23 Apr 139429 KRW Billion
Government Spending
90001 23 Mar 89600 KRW Billion
Government Spending To GDP
38.1 20 Dec 33.87 percent of GDP
Gross Fixed Capital Formation
143763 376 145750 146111
Gross National Product
481530 7478 471514 494368
Home Ownership Rate
56.2 53.6 56.2 56.4
House Price Index MoM
0.16 -1.98 0.03 3.78
Households Debt To GDP
102 1.4 102 106
Housing Index
93.2 26.8 93.3 101
IP Addresses
25814048 17 Mar 25049894 IP
Import Prices
135 5.99 133 156
Import Prices YoY
0.2 -29.9 -4 64.8
Imports
54372 38.61 53123 66028
Industrial Production
6.2 -25.3 5.5 38.8
Industrial Production Mom
0.6 -11 3.6 11
Inflation Expectations
3 1.6 3 4.7
Inflation Rate
2.8 -0.4 3.2 32.5
Inflation Rate Mom
0.4 -2.5 0 5.3
Interbank Rate
3.71 0.57 3.71 6.14
Interest Rate
3.5 0.5 3.5 5.25
Internet Speed
28554 17 Mar 26116 KBps
Labor Force Participation Rate
63.3 48.5 63.8 65.3
Labour Costs
114 22 Sep 99.1 points
Leading Economic Index
113 3.7 113 113
Lending Rate
4.5 1.5 4.5 4.5
Loans to Private Sector
12544272 2603700 12477443 12544272
Manufacturing PMI
51.2 41.3 49.9 55.3
Manufacturing Production
6.68 -26.7 5.6 41.6
Military Expenditure
46365 22 Dec 50874 USD Million
Minimum Wages
9620 600 9620 9620
Mining Production
6.4 -36 8 43.1
Money Supply M0
170324000 11200 168221400 170324000
Money Supply M1
1228947 260 1218198 1387581
Money Supply M2
3828614 591 3801880 3828614
Money Supply M3
5311245 57008 5284540 5311245
New Orders
7140274 93961 9697392 15733120
Personal Income Tax Rate
45 35 45 45
Personal Savings
32.9 13.4 33.5 42.7
Population
51.69 25.01 51.74 51.84
Price to Rent Ratio
102 70.53 102 118
Private Debt to GDP
282 227 275 282
Producer Price Inflation MoM
0.5 -2.3 0.1 14.5
Producer Prices
122 5.03 121 122
Producer Prices Change
1.3 -4.7 1.2 47.4
Productivity
107 53.5 105 127
Residential Property Prices
-7.31 -12.77 -6.82 56.01
Retail Sales MoM
-0.8 -12.4 0.9 5.5
Retail Sales YoY
-2.2 -21.7 -0.4 20.2
Retirement Age Men
60 55 60 60
Retirement Age Women
60 55 60 60
Steel Production
5700 650 5400 6406
Stock Market
2625 115 2647 3316
Terms of Trade
87.6 82.9 86.7 228
Terrorism Index
0 0 0 2.62
Tourism Revenues
1224 318 1302 2062
Tourist Arrivals
1036625 29415 1114990 1703495
Unemployed Persons
889 692 930 1592
Unemployment Rate
3 2.4 3.2 7.1
Wages
4370539 2460239 4035499 4576213
Wages in Manufacturing
4864706 2520139 4374212 5359607
Weapons Sales
209 7 544 1054
Youth Unemployment Rate
5.9 3.8 5.5 13.4
Indicator Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Metric
Balance of Trade 328 2200 4000 3500 2500 13419
Bank Lending Rate 5.14 5.14 4.89 4.64 4.39 17.01
Bankruptcies 12 30 33 34 29 3377
Business Confidence 70 75 70 73 76 119
CPI Housing Utilities 114 115 115 115 116 114
CPI Transportation 112 113 113 113 114 124
Capacity Utilization 104 101 99 99 101 104
Car Production 370513 380000 385000 395000 410000 3469464
Car Registrations 125490 135000 120000 150000 160500 205595
Central Bank Balance Sheet 519471 538000 530000 532000 520000 611504
Consumer Confidence 102 100 99 103 102 122
Consumer Credit 1886365 1894028 1909693 1925308 1931637 1886365
Consumer Price Index CPI 113 113 113 115 115 113
Consumer Spending 234316 238476 239141 239578 239940 234316
Core Consumer Prices 112 112 113 113 114 112
Core Inflation Rate 2.63 2.7 2.4 2.2 2 30.5
Currency 1331 1344 1355 1367 1379 1995
Current Account 7415 5400 4500 3600 8100 12410
Current Account to GDP 1.8 1.7 10.7
Deposit Interest Rate 4.18 4.18 3.93 3.68 3.43 19.5
Disposable Personal Income 2191419 2280000 2191419
Employed Persons 28577 28400 28600 28600 28500 28577
Export Prices 119 120 117 123 118 202
Export Prices YoY 3.7 2 4 3 2.8 75.4
Exports 54700 57000 55000 55800 57300 63787
Food Inflation 5.92 4.1 3.3 2.5 3 104
Full Year GDP Growth 2.61 2.2 14.9
GDP 1674 1711 1818
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.2 2.2 2.6 2.5 2.4 20.8
GDP Constant Prices 503434 505079 510142 512784 515516 503434
GDP Deflator 114 114 113 116 117 114
GDP From Agriculture 7780 7923 8380 8496 7966 8656
GDP From Construction 21894 23591 22764 23275 22419 23885
GDP From Manufacturing 135365 131542 135400 137198 138614 135365
GDP From Mining 450 487 469 473 461 1328
GDP From Public Administration 30537 30948 31097 31158 31270 30537
GDP From Services 287823 290753 292647 293235 294731 287823
GDP From Transport 17797 15589 17788 17989 18224 17797
GDP From Utilities 12424 12095 11538 11465 12722 12424
GDP Growth Rate 0.6 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.4 7.8
GDP per capita 33719 34461 33719
GDP per capita PPP 45560 46562 45560
Gasoline Prices 1.18 1.2 1.21 1.23 1.25 1.84
Government Budget -7 -2 3.47
Government Debt to GDP 49.6 50 49.6
Government Spending 90001 88791 91392 91981 92341 KRW Billion
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 143763 148336 148821 149394 147213 146111
Gross National Product 481530 467292 483773 493568 493087 494368
Households Debt To GDP 102 107 107 107 109 106
Import Prices 135 142 135 146 138 156
Import Prices YoY 0.2 2 4 4.2 4.5 64.8
Imports 54372 54800 51000 52300 54800 66028
Industrial Production 6.2 3.2 2.5 1.9 4 38.8
Industrial Production Mom 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.8 1.2 11
Inflation Rate 2.8 2.5 2 1.6 2.2 32.5
Inflation Rate Mom 0.4 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.6 5.3
Interbank Rate 3.71 3.72 3.47 3.22 2.97 6.14
Interest Rate 3.5 3.5 3.25 3 2.75 5.25
Labor Force Participation Rate 63.3 64.3 65.5 64.8 63.4 65.3
Loans to Private Sector 12544272 12154323 12415282 12692003 12776902 12544272
Manufacturing PMI 51.2 52 53 52 50.3 55.3
Manufacturing Production 6.68 3.6 2 2 4 41.6
Minimum Wages 9620 10100 9620
Population 51.69 51.75 51.84
Private Debt to GDP 282 290 282
Producer Price Inflation MoM 0.5 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.4 14.5
Producer Prices 122 123 123 125 125 122
Producer Prices Change 1.3 2.2 2.8 3 2.9 47.4
Retail Sales MoM -0.8 0.2 1 0.5 0.4 5.5
Retail Sales YoY -2.2 2.1 2.6 3.8 4.1 20.2
Stock Market 2625 2582 2545 2508 2471 3316
Unemployed Persons 889 810 810 820 820 1592
Unemployment Rate 3 2.8 2.9 3 3 7.1
Wages 4370539 4551000 4551000 4551000 4846000 4576213
Wages in Manufacturing 4864706 5042000 5042000 5042000 5222000 5359607
Youth Unemployment Rate 5.9 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.7 13.4