KRX HISTORY 1956~2015
KRX History
2010's 2015
Oct. 5
Launched Yuan Futures Market
Aug. 3
Launched Futures Market for KOSDAQ stocks
Jan. 12
Launched Emissions Trading Market
2014
Nov. 17
Launched the Exchange Traded Notes (ETN) Market
Mar. 24
Launched KRX Gold Spot Market
Mar. 3
Launched CCP services for OTC derivatives products
2013
Jul. 2
Launched KONEX Market
2012
Mar. 30
Launched Petroleum Spot Market
2011
Jul. 11
Established Cambodia Stock Exchange (KRX holds 45% of the company shares)
Jan. 11
Established Laos Stock Exchange (KRX holds 49% of the company shares)
2010
Sep. 13
Launched Mini-Gold Futures Market
Aug. 30
Launched Night-time Trading of KOSPI200 Options on Eurex
KRX History
2000's 2009
Nov. 16
Launched Nighttime Trading of KOSPI200 Futures on CME Globex
Sep. 21
KRX reclassified to FTSE Developed Indices Group
July. 29
Listing of ETF tracking 3-yr KTB
2008
July. 21
Listing of Lean Hog Futures
May. 6
Listing of Single Stock Futures
Apr. 24
Opened of KRX Beijing Representative Office
Feb. 25
Listing of 10-yr KTB Futures
2007
Oct. 10
Listing of foreign ETF for the first time
Aug. 17
Listing of foreign company for the first time
2006
May. 26
Launched Yen & Euro Futures
2002
Feb. 25
The KSE launched the Inter-Dealer Repo Market
Jan. 28
The KSE launched Equity Options
KRX History
1990's 1999
Mar. 29
The KSE opened the Inter-Dealer Market for government bonds
Feb. 6
The KFE established
1998
Oct. 12
The KOSDAQ Committee established
1997
Jul. 7
The KSE launched the stock Index Options
1996
May 17
The KOSDAQ Stock Market established
May 3
The KSE launched the Stock Index Futures
1994
Jun. 15
The KSE started publishing the KOSPI 200 Index(Jan. 3, 1990=100)
1992
Jan. 3
Direct portfolio investment by foreign investors allowed
KRX History
1980's 1988
Mar. 1
The KSE privatized and incorporated into a membership organization
KRX History
1970's 1979
Sep. 24
The KSE joined the International Federation of Stock Exchanges (FIBV),
currently the World Federation of Exchange (WFE)
1977
Sep. 20
The Korea Securities Computer Corporation (KOSCOM) incorporated
1974
Dec. 6
The Korea Securities Depository (KSD) established
KRX History
1960's 1963
May. 3
The KSE reorganized into a government-run, non-profit corporation
1962
Apr. 1
The KSE reorganized into a joint stock corporation
KRX History
1950's 1956
Mar. 3
The Daehan Stock Exchange, the predecessor of the
Korea Stock Exchange (KSE), established
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