South Korea is one of the world's most technologically advanced economies, with the world's fastest broadband speeds, and a strong digital economy across commerce, education, entertainment and government. It is the home of some leading corporations including Samsung Electronics, Hyundai Motor and POSCO. With numerous tax benefits that the Korean government provide to foreign investors, over half of the Global Fortune 500 companies have invested in Korea.
On the soft side, the "Korean Wave", the growing popularity of all things Korean – from fashion, cosmetics, film, music to foods – has been successfully conquering all corners of the world. This worldwide Korean cultural popularity creates huge business potentials.
If you are looking to diversify your portfolio and to tap into one of the fastest growing economies in the world, Korea can provide access to some of the leading companies at the forefront of growth and technological innovation.
To invest in the Korean Stock Exchange, you can use the Monex Securities Australia multi-market platform. This easy to use platform gives you access to more than 50,000 listed securities in 12 global markets including the US, Japan, China, Hong Kong, Australia, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines.
|Market||Korea Time||Australia Time (AEST Summer)||Australia Time (AEST Winter)|
|Pre-Open||8:30 am – 9:00 am||10:30 am – 11:00 am||9:30 am – 10:00 am|
|Normal Trading||9:00 am – 3:00 pm||11:00 am – 5:00 pm||10:00 am – 4:00 pm|
|Lunch break||11:30 am – 12:30 pm||1:30 pm – 2:30 pm||12:30 pm – 1:30 pm|