MVIS® South Korea Equal Weight Index

The MVIS® South Korea Equal Weight Index (MVKREQ) tracks the performance of the largest and most liquid companies incorporated in South Korea, employing an equal weighting scheme. The index also includes non-local companies incorporated outside South Korea that generate at least 50% of their revenues in South Korea. MVKREQ covers at least 70% of the investable universe.

Country Weightings

The white area of the table shows the number of companies incorporated in a certain country and the country's weight in the index.
Countries marked with (*) are the home of non-local companies. Non-local companies are companies, incorporated in these countries, that generate at least 50% of their revenues in the index target.

The number of non-local companies is declared in column «non-local». The count of components and weights in the grey area is achieved by reassigning the non-local companies to the country or region covered by the index.

CountryComponentsWeightNon-localComponentsWeight
United States (*)2 3.31%---
France (*)1 1.43%---
Japan (*)2 2.57%---
South Korea75 92.69%5 80 100.00%
Total80 100.00%5 80 100.00%

Sector Weightings

The weighting of a certain sector in an index is based on the weightings of the index components allocated to this sector. The table below displays the number of index components by sectors.
The columns coloured in grey represent hypothetical values assuming that the index would not include non-local companies.

SectorComponentsWeightComponentsWeightDifferenceDifference %
Energy4 4.56%3 3.38%1 1.18%
Materials10 12.11%10 13.06%0 -0.96%
Industrials15 18.51%15 19.98%0 -1.46%
Consumer Discretionary 10 13.89%9 12.82%1 1.07%
Consumer Staples4 5.03%4 5.43%0 -0.40%
Health Care5 7.34%5 7.92%0 -0.58%
Financials10 11.62%9 11.11%1 0.51%
Information Technology10 12.42%9 11.99%1 0.43%
Communication Services10 12.13%9 11.74%1 0.39%
Utilities1 1.21%1 1.31%0 -0.10%
Unclassified1 1.18%1 1.28%0 -0.09%
Total80 100.00%75 100.00%

Size Weightings

  • Large-Cap: companies with a market capitalisation above 6,000 mln USD
  • Mid-Cap: companies with a market capitalisation from 1,500 mln to 6,000 mln USD
  • Small-Cap: companies with a market capitalisation from 200 mln to 1,500 mln USD
  • Micro-Cap: companies with a market capitalisation up to 200 mln USD
SizeMarket CapComponentsWeight
Large-Cap1,061,573,396,200 USD48 61.23%
Mid-Cap131,125,035,500 USD32 38.77%
Small-Cap---
Micro-Cap---
Total1,192,698,431,700 USD80 100.00%
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