Korea New Exchange(KONEX) marks its first anniversary on July 1. Since its launch last year, KONEX has successfully played its role by providing growth opportunities for promising start-ups and SMEs.
As of June 27, 55 companies are listed, and the total market value stands at 1.18 trillion won which is more than two folds compared to the point of its launch. Moreover, 10 companies are expected to be transferred and listed on KOSDAQ.
The government will further vitalize KONEX market by closely cooperating with relevant bodies. Moreover, more active participation of individual investors will be encouraged by easing deposit regulations.