Korea/Taiwan IT Premier Index

IT is the most representative industry with the highest weight in the capital markets on both sides. Even with such high similarities in relation to both countries' industry, low correlation between both parties enhance the risk diversification. With Korea's high capital gains along with Taiwan's high dividend yield, "Korea/Taiwan IT Premier Index" provides the opportunity not only to diversify the risk but also to achieve high performance.


Index Universe Listed companies of Korea Exchange and Taiwan Stock Exchange
Weighting Method Free float adjusted Market Capitalization
Base Date 2011.01.03
Launch Date 2017.09.08
Base Value 1,000
Calculation Frequency End of day
Number of Constituents varies after each review
Index Type PR/TR/NTR
Periodic Review June, December (Rebalance: March, September)

Index Performance

1 Month9.83%
3 Months-6.25%
6 Months-13.99%
1 Year-20.73%
3 Years65.84%
5 Years55.53%
Annualized Returns
1 Year-19.2%
3 Years16.29%
5 Years8.99%
Annualized Standard Deviation
1 Year20.94%
3 Years21.97%
5 Years19.72%
The index performance is calculated through its total return index values; the price index values will be used in calculation only when there is no total return index.


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Korea/Taiwan IT Premier Index Factsheet 2018/12/17 download
ETF Information: Cathay Korea/Taiwan IT Premier ETF - Link

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