South Korea: Stock market turnover ratio

(measure: percent; source: The World Bank)

South Korea: Stock market turnover ratio

: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for South Korea from 1979 to 2016. The average value for South Korea during that period was 136.65 percent with a minumum of 48.74 percent in 1980 and a maximum of 407.88 percent in 1997. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The stock market turnover ratio in South Korea equals "the value of all stock market trades / the market value of all listed companies." It reflects how active the stock market of South Korea is. A country may have many listed companies but few active trades. Conversely, there may be few listed companies but many trades.

Definition: Turnover ratio is the value of domestic shares traded divided by their market capitalization. The value is annualized by multiplying the monthly average by 12.