South Korea's top 30 conglomerates saw their stock market capitalization grow more than 30 percent last year from four years ago.
According to a market tracker Leaders Index on Tuesday, South Korea's top 30 conglomerates have seen their combined market capitalization surge 33 percent to some 1.2-6 trillion U.S. dollars,.. since January 2018.
That includes the combined value of some 200 listed firms belonging to those conglomerates.
By conglomerate, Samsung is still undoubtedly the frontrunner with its market cap coming to around 5-hundred-39 billion U.S. dollars -- jumping more than 35 percent from 2018.
Including LG Energy Solution, LG Group comes next with some 188 billion dollars, also replacing SK which was previously listed second.