South Korea: Stock market return

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 South Korea

Stock market return, percent

 Latest value 4.73
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1984 - 2021
 Average 10.69
 Min - Max -35.68 - 71.91
 Source Global Financial Development Database
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1984 to 2021. The average value for South Korea during that period was 10.69 percent with a minimum of -35.68 percent in 1995 and a maximum of 71.91 percent in 1985. The latest value from 2021 is 4.73 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 87 countries is 32.21 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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South Korea - Stock market return - Recent values chart

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South Korea - Stock market return - historical chart - 1984-2021

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.

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 Stock market value traded 315.68 2020 percent
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 Non-life insurance premium volume 4.61 2020 percent
 Pension fund assets to GDP 31.52 2020 percent
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