KASE determined leaders of exchange GS purchase and sale market for July and initial 7 months of 2008
/KASE, August 4, 08/ - Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE) determined leaders
of exchange government securities (GS) purchase and sale market in
Kazakhstan for July 2008.

The table below specifies 10 most active KASE category "K" members
(headquarters of all companies are located in Almaty). In July the stake of the
"active ten" comprised 74.0 % of the exchange GS secondary market turnover.

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Position in                                 Activity Calculation base Ka:
 July  June                                indicator --------------------
 2008  2008 Company short name                  (Ka)      V      N      D
----- ----- ------------------------------ --------- ------ ------ ------
    1     2 Tengry Finance JSC                  2.73   0.73   1.00   1.00
    2    17 Bank CenterCredit JSC               2.37   0.99   0.63   0.75
    3     - Alan Securities JSC                 2.28   0.86   0.67   0.75
    4     7 Eurasian Bank JSC                   1.71   1.00   0.21   0.50
    5     1 ATFBank JSC                         1.64   0.89   0.25   0.50
    6    20 BTA Securities*                     1.49   0.49   0.38   0.63
    7    23 BCC Invest JSC - Subsidiary of
            Bank CenterCredit JSC               1.42   0.55   0.38   0.50
    8     - PAIMO GRANTUM Asset Management
            JSC (Subsidiary of 
            Kazkommertsbank JSC)                1.21   0.62   0.21   0.38
    9    15 Development Bank of Kazakhstan
            JSC                                 1.17   0.42   0.38   0.38
   10     - Citybank Kazakhstan JSC             0.95   0.41   0.17   0.38
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* - Subsidiary of BTA Bank JSC BTA Securities JSC

The "top-10" newcomers relative to June 2008 are Bank CenterCredit JSC, Alan
Securities JSC, Subsidiary of BTA Bank JSC BTA Securities, BCC Invest JSC -
Subsidiary of Bank CenterCredit JSC, PAIMO GRANTUM Asset Management
JSC (Subsidiary of Kazkommertsbank JSC), Development Bank of Kazakhstan
JSC and Citybank Kazakhstan JSC, having drive out of top-10:

- Halyk Savings Bank of Kazakhstan JSC (third);

- PAIMO Zhetysu JSC (fourth);

- APF of Halyk Bank of Kazakhstan JSC (fifth);

- Halyk Finance JSC (sixth);

- IFG CONTINENT JSC (eighth);

- Almaty Investment Management JSC (ninth);

- Asyl Invest JSC (tenth).

Totally, 26 companies, excluding the National Bank, concluded purchase and
sale deals in GS in July 2008.

The table below indicates the most active KASE category "К" members in the
sector for initial 7 months of 2008. 47 companies, excluding the National Bank
concluded deals in this period. The stake of the "top-10" constituted for 
77.2 % of the exchange GS secondary market turnover.

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                                            Activity Calculation base Ka:
Posi-                                      indicator --------------------
 tion Company short name                        (Ka)      V      N      D
----- ------------------------------------ --------- ------ ------ ------
    1 Halyk Savings Bank of Kazakhstan JSC      2.49   1.00   0.55   0.94
    2 Tengry Finance JSC                        2.19   0.19   1.00   1.00
    3 ATFBank JSC                               1.08   0.30   0.19   0.59
    4 Eurasian Bank JSC                         1.01   0.27   0.17   0.57
    5 PAIMO Zhetysu JSC                         0.85   0.12   0.28   0.45
    6 Bank CenterCredit JSC                     0.77   0.13   0.22   0.43
    7 BTA Securities JSC*                       0.74   0.18   0.19   0.37
    8 Halyk Finance JSC                         0.53   0.14   0.13   0.27
    9 SB Sberbank of Russian JSC                0.46   0.17   0.11   0.18
   10 PAIMO GRANTUM Asset Management JSC
      (Subsidiary of Kazkommertsbank JSC)       0.41   0.05   0.11   0.24
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* - Subsidiary of BTA Bank JSC BTA Securities JSC

KASE draws attention that the exchange GS purchase and sale 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]