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South Korea equity mutual funds and ETFs own securities listed on the... South Korea equity mutual funds and ETFs own securities listed on the Korea Exchange. Within the exchange, the most-well known benchmark is the KOSPI Index. South Korean stocks had a combined market capitalization of nearly US$ 1.9 trillion as of August 2023. The exchange is dominated by information technology, consumer discretionary, materials, and financials companies. Some of the largest companies on the market include Samsung Electronics, POSCO, Hyundai Motor, and Kia Corporation. South Korea equity mutual funds and ETFs may be passively or actively managed. They may also leave currency exposure unhedged, or choose to protect the portfolio from swings in the value of the Won. South Korea is the world’s 12th largest economy as of 2022, with nominal GDP of US$ 1.7 trillion.
Investors are attracted to South Korean equities because the country is highly developed, but also exposed to growth in emerging Asia. South Korea Equity mutual funds and ETFs may be appropriate for conservative investors, although geopolitical risks with North Korea remain cause for concern.
Last Updated: 02/26/2024 View more View less

South Korea equity mutual funds and ETFs own securities listed on the Korea Exchange. Within the exchange, the most-well known benchmark is the KOSPI Index. South Korean stocks had a combined market capitalization... South Korea equity mutual funds and ETFs own securities listed on the Korea Exchange. Within the exchange, the most-well known benchmark is the KOSPI Index. South Korean stocks had a combined market capitalization of nearly US$ 1.9 trillion as of August 2023. The exchange is dominated by information technology, consumer discretionary, materials, and financials companies. Some of the largest companies on the market include Samsung Electronics, POSCO, Hyundai Motor, and Kia Corporation. South Korea equity mutual funds and ETFs may be passively or actively managed. They may also leave currency exposure unhedged, or choose to protect the portfolio from swings in the value of the Won. South Korea is the world’s 12th largest economy as of 2022, with nominal GDP of US$ 1.7 trillion.
Investors are attracted to South Korean equities because the country is highly developed, but also exposed to growth in emerging Asia. South Korea Equity mutual funds and ETFs may be appropriate for conservative investors, although geopolitical risks with North Korea remain cause for concern.
Last Updated: 02/26/2024 View more View less

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Returns

Income

Allocations

Fees

About

Security Type
Management Style
Share Class Type
Share Class Account
As of 2/23/24

$65.16

+0.05%

$3.58 B

5.07%

$3.30

14.08%

-7.72%

1.99%

2.53%

0.59%

$22.71

+0.18%

$313.88 M

3.09%

$0.70

14.47%

-8.12%

2.36%

-

0.09%

$39.71

+0.33%

$63.08 M

1.29%

$0.51

26.61%

9.42%

12.24%

5.44%

0.25%

$8.81

-0.11%

$28.36 M

6.83%

$0.60

13.16%

-39.19%

-21.84%

-14.20%

1.37%

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