In January–July 2019 amount of trades on KASE decreased by 3.4 % to KZT72.0 trln ($189.7 bn)
/KASE, August 12, 2019/ – In January–July 2019 the amount of trades on Kazakhstan 
Stock Exchange (KASE) in all market sectors made up KZT71,996.8 bn (equivalent 
of USD189,664.9 mln) decreasing by 3.4 % (by 16.4 % in dollar terms) YoY.

In comparison with the previous seven-month period (June–December) of 2018 the 
trades volume decreased by 1.6 % (by 6.8 % in dollar terms).

The table below shows the trades volume (calculated by amounts raised) in 2019 
broken down by market sectors and comparison with indicators of the same period 
of 2018.

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                                 I-VII, 2019       I–VII, 2018             Trend
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Exchange market sector         trades  struc-    trades  struc- measuring   in %
                               volume ture, %    volume ture, %  currency       
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bn tenge                                                                        
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Securities market             3,817.6     5.3   1,896.3     2.5  +1,921.3 +101.3
Shares                           92.1     0.1     238.1     0.3    -146.0  -61.3
– primary market                 <0.1    <0.1       0.5    <0.1      -0.5  -99.0
– secondary market               92.1     0.1     237.6     0.3    -145.5  -61.2
Corporate debt securities     1,825.6     2.5     454.9     0.6  +1,370.6 +301.3
– primary market              1,140.1     1.6     177.7     0.2    +962.4 +541.6
– secondary market              685.5     1.0     277.2     0.4    +408.2 +147.2
Kazakhstan GS                 1,487.4     2.1     867.2     1.2    +620.2  +71.5
– primary market              1,238.0     1.7     477.9     0.6    +760.1 +159.1
– secondary market              249.4     0.3     389.3     0.5    -139.9  -35.9
IFI bonds                       409.1     0.6      58.6     0.1    +350.6 +598.5
Investment trust securities       0.5    <0.1       0.3    <0.1      +0.2  +79.5
Derivatives                       3.0    <0.1     277.3     0.4    -274.3  -98.9
Foreign currency market       6,731.2     9.3   7,609.3    10.2    -878.1  -11.5
Money market                 61,448.0    85.3  65,021.5    87.2  -3,573.5   -5.5
Repo transactions            42,774.5    59.4  44,263.5    59.4  -1,488.9   -3.4
– "nego" repo on GS                 0       0         0       0         0      x
– auto repo on GS            41,818.5    58.1  43,270.5    58.1  -1,452.1   -3.4
– "nego" repo on CS               6.5    <0.1      81.6     0.1     -75.1  -92.1
– auto repo on CS               693.3     1.0     860.7     1.2    -167.4  -19.4
– repo with netting             256.3     0.4      50.7     0.1    +205.6 +405.5
Currency swap transactions   18,673.5    25.9  20,758.0    27.9  -2,084.6  -10.0
– in US dollar               18,673.1    25.9  20,758.0    27.9  -2,084.9  -10.0
– in euro                         0.1    <0.1         0       0      +0.1      x
– in ruble                        0.2    <0.1         0       0      +0.2      x
Derivatives market                  0       0         0       0         0      x
Futures                             0       0         0       0         0      x
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TOTAL                        71,996.8   100.0  74,527.1   100.0  -2,530.3   -3.4
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mln US dollar                                                                   
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Securities market            10,028.9     5.3   5,718.3     2.5  +4,310.6  +75.4
Shares                          241.4     0.1     706.1     0.3    -464.7  -65.8
– primary market                 <0.1    <0.1       1.6    <0.1      -1.6  -99.1
– secondary market              241.4     0.1     704.5     0.3    -463.1  -65.7
Corporate debt securities     4,793.8     2.5   1,370.3     0.6  +3,423.6 +249.8
– primary market              2,989.5     1.6     530.9     0.2  +2,458.7 +463.1
– secondary market            1,804.3     1.0     839.4     0.4    +964.9 +114.9
Kazakhstan GS                 3,908.2     2.1   2,598.8     1.1  +1,309.3  +50.4
– primary market              3,250.5     1.7   1,428.6     0.6  +1,821.9 +127.5
– secondary market              657.7     0.3   1,170.3     0.5    -512.6  -43.8
IFI bonds                     1,076.5     0.6     174.3     0.1    +902.2 +517.7
Investment trust securities       1.2    <0.1       0.8    <0.1      +0.4  +56.9
Derivative securities             7.8    <0.1     868.0     0.4    -860.3  -99.1
Foreign currency market      17,712.9     9.3  23,129.7    10.2  -5,416.8  -23.4
Money market                161,923.1    85.4 197,975.1    87.3 -36,052.0  -18.2
Repo transactions           112,722.0    59.4 134,552.4    59.3 -21,830.4  -16.2
– "nego" repo on GS                 0       0         0       0         0      x
– auto repo on GS           110,204.3    58.1 131,528.6    58.0 -21,324.3  -16.2
– "nego" repo on CS              17.0    <0.1     250.9     0.1    -233.8  -93.2
– auto repo on CS             1,826.1     1.0   2,618.9     1.2    -792.7  -30.3
– repo with netting             674.5     0.4     154.0     0.1    +520.5 +338.0
Currency swap transactions   49,201.1    25.9  63,422.7    28.0 -14,221.6  -22.4
– in US dollar               49,200.3    25.9  63,422.7    28.0 -14,222.4  -22.4
– in euro                         0.3    <0.1         0       0      +0.3      x
– in ruble                        0.5    <0.1         0       0      +0.5      x
Derivatives market                  0       0         0       0         0      x
Futures                             0       0         0       0         0      x
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TOTAL                       189,664.9   100.0 226,823.1   100.0 -37,158.2  -16.4
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Notes to table: GS – government serial securities; IFI – international financial
institutions; CS – corporate serial securities; "direct" repo – repo transactions  
carried out by "direct" method (with conclusion of direct opening and closing 
repo deals); auto repo – repo transactions carried out automatically; 'n/t' – 
no trade  held.

The trade amount is calculated on all executed exchange deals, concluded by 
any possible trade method used by KASE.

[2019-08-12]