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  Futures Industry Association | FI Magazine Home
Preparations began during 2003, and on Jan. 2, the Kospi contracts were officially transferred from the KSE to Kofex.
The Kospi 200 futures have about the same value as the E-mini SandP 500 traded on Chicago Mercantile Exchange, and the options contract is one-fifth as large as that.
For several wildly successful years, Kospi options and futures functioned as a de facto substitute for the equity market, but that phase may turn out to be a “one-time phenomenon,” he says.
www.futuresindustry.org /newday   (2403 words)

 Safe Haven | How to Trade the Krazy Korean Kospi after +54% in 2005
The doubling of Kospi juggernaut from two years ago is all the more impressive, when one considers the Korean won's sizeable gains against the Chinese yuan, the Japanese yen, and the US dollar over that time period.
The Korean Kospi index is tracking the level of the nation's exports, which have risen steadily from $11 billion in February 2001 to a record high of $25.8 billion in December 2005, and elevating the profits of Kospi blue-chip stocks.
The Kospi's rising fortunes are in large part due to booming exports to China, which soared 25% last year on top of a 42% jump in 2004.
www.safehaven.com /article-4390.htm   (2054 words)

 KOSPI Definition
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.
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.
www.investorglossary.com /kospi.htm   (207 words)

 KOSPI Wins 67 Million Birr Contract
According to this agreement, KOSPI will produce 30,000 steel electric poles with accessories, to be completed in a year’s time.
KOSPI, a private limited company owned by Sheikh Mohammed Hussein Ali Alamoudi, owner and Chairman of MIDROC Ethiopia, opened its first factory in Kombolcha (South Wollo region, about 380 km from Addis Ababa) in July 1999, with an initial investment capital of 75 million birr.
KOSPI recently started implementation of an expansion project at Akaki on an area of 25,000 sq.m.
www.addistribune.com /Archives/2004/02/20-02-04/KOSPI.htm   (418 words)

 PRESS RELEASE Minera Andes San Jose Project Drilling Discovers New Gold/Silver Vein With Up to 5.66 Meters of 24 G/T ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Kospi vein was discovered during a recent drilling program in the area between the Huevos Verdes and Frea Veins (see attached map).
As a follow-up to the new discovery at the Kospi vein, Minera Santa Cruz, the joint venture corporation co-owned by Minera Andes (49%) and Mauricio Hochschild and Cia.
The discovery of new high-grade gold/silver veins such as Kospi represents additional mineralization that may add to the current reserves under development at the project with further exploration.
www.marketwire.com /mw/release_html_b1?release_id=106870   (847 words)

 Forums - Trading the Kospi
I think the Kospi is not CFTC approved so US residents can't trade it.
The whole issue of switching the KOSPI from KSE to KOFEX has become very political, so I'm not sure how long the wrangling is going to take.
For Bluehorseshoe (and whoever) re: commissions --- Kospi futures commissions are typically.01% (one basis point) of the contract value, at the execution price, (per side), negotiable of course for large size.
www.elitetrader.com /vb/printthread.php?threadid=22295   (2239 words)

 KOSPI Index -- Market index that tracks the Korean Stock Exchange
In South Korea, the main tracking index is the Korean Composite Stock Price Index, or KOSPI for short.
The KOSPI Index is comprised of 200 of the largest and most liquid issues traded on the Korean Stock Exchange.
The index is market capitalization weighted, meaning that firms with the largest market value have the greatest influence on the KOSPI's returns.
www.streetauthority.com /terms/index/kospi.asp   (330 words)

 FSU Editorial: "How to Trade the Krazy Korean Kospi After +54% in 2005" by Gary Dorsch 01/06/2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
But in dealing with the Kospi index in 2006, remember the advice of the legendary trader Jesse Livermore, “Stocks are never too high for you to begin buying, or too low to begin selling.
It is important to know that Samsung Electronics, 005930.KS is the big gorilla on the Kospi Composite index, accounting for 20% of the market’s total capitalization.
The Korean Kospi index is tracking the level of the nation’s exports,
www.financialsense.com /fsu/editorials/2006/0106b.html   (1833 words)

 FAST BREAK for Traders
The KOSPI 200 option is based on the KOSPI 200 futures contract.
The KOSPI options and futures contracts are traded at the Korea Futures Exchange.
The king though is the KOSPI 200 Options contract, which showed a gain of over 865 million.
partners.futuresource.com /fbm/2004/030904.htm   (1290 words)

 Kospi May Ease A Bit, But Bullishness Intact | newratings.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
2347 GMT [Dow Jones] Kospi likely to keep upside as U.S. stocks gain Friday on weaker-than-expected December jobs data; but may retreat a bit as correction "needed after recent sharp gains", says Lee Jae-Sun at Seoul Securities.
Shares of companies with earnings momentum in focus with start of earnings season this week; techs may track strong Philly semicons Friday (+2.2%).
Kospi pegged in 1400-1420 range vs previous close 1412.78, up 1.2%.(SHC)
www.newratings.com /analyst_news/article_1173387.html   (227 words)

 Techs Help Kospi Recover - Market Update
South Korean Kospi recovered from recent decline to rise 0.7% on tech stocks rebound.
The Nikkei extended yesterday’s gains, rising 0.5% to 16,115.63, supported by optimism in domestic economy after the Bank of Japan said it would end its five-year-old quantitative easing, but retain its zero-interest rate.
Across the region, South Korea’s Kospi climbed 0.7%, ending a three-day losing streak, helped by stronger tech stocks, while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng declined 0.4% on interest-related uncertainty.
www.123jump.com /market-update/Techs-Help-Kospi-Recover/16855   (194 words)

 Korean Composite Stock Price Indexes - KOSPI
These indexes use a weighted average based on market calculation to calculate the value of the indexes.
The most well-known KOSPI index is the KOSPI 200, which comprises the 200 largest publicly-traded companies on the Korean Exchange.
This index is seen as a barometer of the overall movements of the Korean stock market, and is used to benchmark the performance of investors and funds in the Korean market.
www.investopedia.com /terms/k/kospi.asp   (213 words)

 PT. PLATON Niaga Berjangka - Current Active Topics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Kospi Index Articles: South Korean, The Servive Industry Activity Index Q2 2003
Kospi Index Articles: Korea, CPI by Basic Group: Aug, 2003
Kospi Index Articles: South Korean Consumer Expectation Index, Jul 2003
www.platon.co.id /modules.php?name=Topics   (2388 words)

 Kospi 200 Options On Futures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Daily Futures Prices The Korea Stock Exchangeís KOSPI 200 index options accounted for 98.8 percent of this increase to 41.8 million contracts traded.
Futures on the KOSPI 200 index rose 107.6 percent
Friday (2003-12-26) KOSPI 200 Futures and Options To Be Traded on KOFEX from Jan 2003-12-26) KOSPI 200 Futures and Options To Be Traded on KOFEX from Issue of the Futures Industry Magazine, not only has the KOSPI 200 Options contract grown dramatically even barring the powerful KOSPI 200 Options, global equity trading increased
www.online-trading-techniques.com /kospi-200-options-on-futures.html   (543 words)

 Who is Using MT4 in index futures ( Hangseng, Nikkei or Kospi) ? - Forex Trading Software Forum
Who is Using MT4 in index futures (Hangseng, Nikkei or Kospi) ?
I would like to meet another trader who trade in Hangseng futures, Nikkei futures or Kospi Futures.
I used MT4 for 2 months now and still learning to make my own custom indicator.
www.metaquotes.net /forum/917   (325 words)

 Middle East Open Encyclopedia: KOSPI   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
This is an extract from The Middle East Open Encyclopedia, made possible through the Wikimedia Foundation.
Iraq Museum International always displays the most recent published revision of the source article, KOSPI; all previous versions may be viewed here.
They link directly to authoring tools for you to start writing a particular article.
www.baghdadmuseum.org /ref?title=KOSPI   (197 words)

 The Stalwart: GO Korea GO Kospi
In one of the notable recent examples, the government and banks promoted credit card use to encourage domestic consumerism and reduce tax evasion (cards leave a paper trail).
» prediction: the kospi will crash from asiapundit
As AsiaPundit noted in a recent item, South Korea had a booming equities market in 2005 - with equity returns up 53.96 percent in local currency terms during the year.
www.thestalwart.com /the_stalwart/2006/01/koreas_emerging.html   (320 words)

 CNN.com - Techs lead South Korea's recovery - Nov 22, 2005
SYDNEY, Australia -- South Korea's share market rebounded Wednesday from losses the previous day, with the Kospi up more than 3 percent to a record high, on strong gains for tech issues such as Samsung Electronics.
Hynix Semiconductor, which plunged more than 8 percent on Tuesday, recovered some ground with a rise of 3.26 percent.
The Kospi, which had dropped 1.92 percent on Tuesday, closed 3.01 percent ahead to 1282.02, just eclipsing the previous record high of 1281.18 set last Friday.
cnn.com /rssclick/2005/BUSINESS/11/22/asiastox.wednesday?...   (366 words)

 Digital Chosunilbo (English Edition) : Daily News in English About Korea
Seoul shares plummeted to below 1,260 points on Friday due to political instability in the Middle East that sent oil prices soaring and an interest rate hike in Japan.
The benchmark KOSPI index nosedived 2.33 percent to 1,255.13 points as foreign and institutional investors went on a selling spree.
Pedestrians pass a stock board in Myeongdong, Seoul on Friday, when the KOSPI index nosedived 29 points due to international insecurity and sky-high oil prices./Yonhap
english.chosun.com /business   (401 words)

 Kospi Up 0.4%; Samsung Elec Rebounds | newratings.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Friday, March 10, 2006 8:36:05 PM ET Dow Jones Newswires
0024 GMT [Dow Jones] Kospi last up 0.4% at 1315.79, as Samsung Electronics (005930.SE) rebounds 0.7% to KRW619,000.
Although foreign accounts continue profit-taking, "there's hope the amount they sell will be smaller," says Park Suk-Hyun, strategist at Kyobo Securities.
www.newratings.com /analyst_news/article_1224985.html   (229 words)

 Forums - Trading the Kospi
09:37 PM Does anyone know of any firms in the US, that trade the Kospi?
09:55 PM I think the Kospi is not CFTC approved so US residents can't trade it.
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www.elitetrader.com /vb/showthread.php?threadid=22295   (159 words)

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