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South Korea: Stock market return, percent: For that indicator, Global Financial Development Database provides data for South Korea from 1981 to 2016. The average value for South Korea during that period was 11.84 percent with a minumum of -37.96 percent in 1998 and a maximum of 98.69 percent in 1999. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Definition: Stock market return is the growth rate of annual average stock market index. Annual average stock market index is constructed by taking the average of the daily stock market indexes available at Bloomberg.