- GICS Overview
GICS(The Global Industry Classification Standard) was jointly developed only for stock markets by S&P and MSCI, global index releasing organizations, in 1999. It has been used worldwide in investment analysis, portfolio and asset management, etc.
GICS is structured hierarchically of four components embracing all the industries in the world: 11 Sectors, 24 Industry groups, 69 Industries, and 158 sub-industries.
KRX has published a Korean version of GICS for domestic listed companies consulted by S&P to service investing reference data for investors: Component 1 for economy sectors and Component 2 for industry groups.
- The Global Industry Classification Standard(GICS®) was developed by and/or is the exclusive property of MSCI Inc. and Standard & Poor Financial Services LLC ("S&P"). GICS is a service mark of MSCI and S&P and has been licensed for use by the Korea Exchange.
- (Intellectual property rights of GICS are exclusively reserved and licensed to KRX by both S&P and MSCI.)
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