KASE determined exchange repo market leaders of July and initial 7 months of 2008
/KASE, August 4, 08/ - Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE) determined leaders
of exchange repo market for July 2008.

The table below specifies 10 most active repo market operators (headquarters of
all companies are located in Almaty). The position of each trade participant has
been expressed in settlement currency - tenge. In July the stake of the "active
ten" accounted for 44.7 % of this exchange market sector turnover.

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Position in:                               Activity Calculation base Ka:
  July  June                              indicator -------------------- 
 2008.  2008 Company short name                (Ka)     V    N    D    A
------ ----- ---------------------------- --------- ----- ---- ---- ----
     1     6 ATFBank JSC                       2.70  1.00 0.87 1.00 0.04
     2     7 RESMI Finance and Investment
             House JSC                         2.21  0.32 0.85 1.00 0.47
     3    11 Alliance Bank JSC                 2.17  0.45 0.91 1.00 0.02
     4     5 Almaty Investment Management
             JSC                               2.14  0.10 1.00 1.00 0.47
     5     3 BTA Securities JSC*               2.07  0.15 0.63 1.00 1.00
     6    20 BTA Bank JSC                      1.83  0.65 0.38 0.95 0.07
     7    10 Eurasian Bank JSC                  180  0.48 0.51 1.00 0.02
     8    13 Kazpost JSC                       1.72  0.23 0.68 1.00 0.02
     9     1 Tengry Finance JSC               1.628  0.03 0.49 1.00 0.62
    10     9 Asia Broker Services JSC         1.626  0.17 0.40 1.00 0.51
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* according to the copy of government re-registration of June 23, 2008, the 
  new name of Subsidiary Bank TuranAlem JSC TuranAlem Securities JSC - Subsidiary 
  of BTA Bank JSC BTA Securities JSC

The "top-10" newcomers relative to June 2008 are Alliance Bank JSC, BTA Bank
JSC and Kazpost JSC, having driven out of top-10:

- Bank CenterCredit JSC (second position in June).

- PAIMO Zhetysu JSC (fourth position in June).

- Halyk Savings Bank of Kazakhstan JSC (eighth position in June).

Totally, 72 companies, excluding the National Bank, concluded repo deals in
June 2008.

The table below indicates the most active operators of repo market for initial 
7 months of 2008. 75 companies, excluding the National Bank of the Republic of
Kazakhstan, concluded deals during this period. The stake of the "top-10"
accounted for 39.6 % of the repo market turnover.

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                                            Activity Calculation base Ka:
Posi-                                      indicator --------------------
tion  Company short name                        (Ka)     V    N    D    A
----- ------------------------------------ --------- ----- ---- ---- ----
    1 Halyk Savings Bank of Kazakhstan JSC      2.41  1.00 0.60 1.00 0.03
    2 BTA Securities JSC                        2.27  0.29 0.68 1.00 1.00
    3 Almaty Investment Management JSC          2.23  0.12 1.00 1.00 0.62
    4 RESMI Finance & Investment House JSC      2.17  0.36 0.76 1.00 0.51
    5 Tengry Finance JSC                        1.84  0.07 0.68 1.00 0.58
    6 BCC Invest JSC                            1.77  0.18 0.33 0.99 0.95
    7 ATFBank JSC                               1.72  0.57 0.38 0.93 0.05
    8 Asia Broker Services JSC                  1.69  0.18 0.46 0.99 0.49
    9 Eurasian Bank JSC                        1.645  0.44 0.40 1.00 0.01
   10 Temirbank JSC                            1.643  0.30 0.56 0.98 0.01
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In tables are used abbreviations of the following companies:
BTA Securities JSC - Subsidiary of BTA Bank JSC BTA Securities JSC; BCC Invest 
JSC - BCC Invest JSC (Subsidiary of Bank CenterCredit JSC); Temirbank JSC - 
Subsidiary of Bank TuranAlem JSC - Temirbank JSC.

Aggregate gross-turnover of trades (sum of purchased and sold instruments on
repo opening and closing transactions) has been used in calculations. At that, 
all repo deals regardless of the sector (automatic repo or nego deals method) 
and repo subjects (government and corporate securities) have been taken into
account.

KASE draws attention that the exchange repo market operators have been
ranked, as in the tables, according to the KASE internal document "Methodology
of Calculation of Activity Indicators of Members of Kazakhstan Stock
Exchange Inc." (Methodology), effective January 1, 2008

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

[2008-08-04]