KASE defines leaders of exchange purchase and sale corporate bonds market for May and initial 5 months of 2008
/KASE, June 3, 08/ - Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE) defined leaders of the
exchange purchase and sale corporate bonds market in Kazakhstan for May
2008.

Below are the ten most active KASE members of category "P" (headquarters of
all companies are located in Almaty, unless specified otherwise). Totally, 34
companies except for the National Bank concluded purchase and sale corporate
bonds deals in May 2008. The "active ten" concluded deals for 67.7 % of the
exchange corporate bonds secondary market turnover.

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    Rank:                                                 
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 May Apr.                                     indicator ------------------------
2008 2008 Company short name                       (Ka)      V     N     D     А
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   1    1 Subsidiary of Bank Turan Alem JSC -
          TuranAlem Securities JSC                 3.80   1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00
   2    2 Investment Finance House RESMI JSC       1.44   0.61  0.26  0.32  0.31
   3   10 Astana-finance JSC                       1.40   0.24  0.39  0.58  0.24
   4    8 Asia Broker Services JSC                 1.34   0.49  0.15  0.42  0.34
   5    3 Subsidiary of Bank
          CenterCredit JSC - BCC Invest JSC        1.30   0.13  0.43  0.58  0.21
   6   14 Halyk Finance JSC                        0.80   0.14  0.16  0.37  0.17
   7    4 IFG CONTINENT JSC                       0.795   0.23  0.08  0.26  0.28
   8   16 Management Company                      0.790   0.01  0.14  0.47  0.21
          Orda Capital JSC
   9   12 RBNT SECURITIES JSC                      0.78   0.17  0.19  0.32  0.14
  10    6 Asyl-Invest JSC                          0.76   0.08  0.17  0.37  0.17
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Halyk Finance JSC, Management Company Orda Capital JSC and RBNT
SECURITIES JSC became the newcomers of the "active ten" in relation to April
2008, having replaced:

- Kazkommerts Securites JSC (Subsidiary of Kazkommertsbank JSC) (the fifth
  rank in April),

- Financial Company Alliance Capital JSC (the seventh rank);

- Almaty Investment Management JSC (the ninth rank).

Below is a correspondent table of the most active KASE members 
of category "P" in the sector for the initial 5 months of 2008. 
53 companies except for the National Bank of Kazakhstan concluded 
deals during the period. The "active ten" concluded deals for 63.5 % 
of the exchange corporate bonds secondary market turnover.

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                                           Activity Calculation base for Ka:
                                          indicator ------------------------
Rank Company short name                        (Ka)      V     N     D     А
---- ------------------------------------ --------- ------ ----- ----- -----
   1 Subsidiary of Bank Turan Alem JSC -
     TuranAlem Securities JSC                  3.80   1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00
   2 Investment Finance House RESMI JSC "      1.64   0.33  0.37  0.65  0.36
   3 Subsidiary of Bank
     CenterCredit JSC - BCC Invest JSC         1.44   0.20  0.39  0.68  0.21
   4 Asia Broker Services JSC                  1.13   0.25  0.18  0.47  0.28
   5 Astana-finance JSC                        1.02   0.15  0.20  0.54  0.16
   6 RBNT SECURITIES JSC                       0.94   0.10  0.27  0.46  0.13
   7 Almaty Investment Management JSC          0.86   0.03  0.18  0.52  0.16
   8 Asyl Invest JSC                           0.77   0.06  0.18  0.40  0.15
   9 IFG CONTINENT JSC                         0.76   0.13  0.14  0.35  0.16
  10 Kazkommerts Securites JSC
     (Subsidiary of Kazkommertsbank JSC)       0.69   0.05  0.15  0.31  0.22
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KASE draws attention for the activity ranking of the exchange market 
operators specified in the tables to have been compiled according to the 
internal document of KASE Methodology of Calculation of Activity Indicators 
of Members of Kazakhstan Stock Exchange Inc. (Methodology), effective 
from January 1, 2008.

The methodology text is available at the KASE website at:
http://www.kase.kz/files/normative_base/members_activity.pdf

[2008-06-03]