The market capitalization of Samsung Electronics was the first to reach 268 billion dollars
According to the source, the market capitalization of Samsung Electronics exceeded $ 268 billion, a record for the company. It also allows to accommodate the company in 11th place in the world by market capitalization.
Immediately after that, the index KOSPI (Korean stock index) increased from 2170 to 2180, while a bit then dipped to 2178. Still this is the highest figure for Samsung Electronics since June 8, 2011, when the index rose to 2180,35 points.
Samsung Electronics shares rose in price to $ 1906. Analysts believe that growth in the value of shares contributed to the expectations of the flagship Galaxy S8, the growth of the semiconductor industry and the expectations concerning changes in the governance structure of the company.