KASE determined leaders of exchange GS purchase and sale market for August and initial 8 months of 2008
/KASE, September 3, 08/ - Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE) determined
leaders of exchange government securities (GS) purchase and sale market in
Kazakhstan for August 2008.

The table below specifies 10 most active KASE category "K" members
(headquarters of all companies are located in Almaty). In August the stake of the
"active ten" comprised 61.9 % of the exchange GS secondary market turnover.

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Position in:                                                         Calculation
                                                         Activity       base Ka:
August July                                             indicator --------------    
  2008 2008 Company short name                               (Ka)    V    N    D
------ ---- ------------------------------------------- --------- ---- ---- ----
     1    1 Tengry Finance                                   2.98 0.98 1.00 1.00
     2    2 Bank CenterCredit                                0.92 0.31 0.23 0.38
     3    9 Development Bank of Kazakhstan                   0.62 0.19 0.18 0.25
     4    - Nurbank                                          0.54 0.19 0.16 0.19
     5    7 BCC Invest (Subsidiary of Bank CenterCredit      0.53 0.21 0.07 0.25
     6    - Subsidiary Bank RBS (Kazakhstan)                 0.51 0.28 0.04 0.19
     7   25 Asyl Invest                                      0.46 0.11 0.10 0.25
     8   11 Subsidiary Bank of HSBC Bank Kazakhstan          0.42 0.26 0.04 0.13
     9    - Eximbank Kazakhstan                              0.37 0.10 0.08 0.19
    10    - OAPF Otan*                                       0.33 0.06 0.08 0.19
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* - Joint-stock company Open accumulative pension fund Otan (Subsidiary of ATF
Bank)

The "top-10" newcomers relative to July 2008 are Nurbank, Subsidiary Bank RBS
(Kazakhstan), Asyl Invest, Subsidiary Bank of HSBC Bank Kazakhstan,
Eximbank Kazakhstan JSC and Open accumulative pension fund Otan
(Subsidiary of ATF Bank)m having driven out of "top-10":

- Alan Securities (third);

- Eurasian Bank (fourth);

- ATFBank (fifth);

- Subsidiary of BTA Bank БТА Securities (sixth);

- PAIMO GRANTUM Asset Management (Subsidiary of Kazkommertsbank)
  (eighth);

- Citybank Kazakhstan (tenth).

Totally, 25 companies, excluding the National Bank, concluded purchase and
selling deals in GS in August 2008.

The table below indicates the most active KASE category "К" members in the
sector for initial 8 months of 2008. 47 companies, excluding the National Bank
concluded deals in this period. The stake of the "top-10" constituted for 67.2 %
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 Tengry Finance                        2.34   0.34   1.00   1.00
    2 Halyk Savings Bank of Kazakhstan      2.14   1.00   0.39   0.75
    3 ATFBank                               0.93   0.31   0.15   0.46
    4 Bank CenterCredit                     0.81   0.17   0.22   0.42
    5 Eurasian Bank                         0.83   0.27   0.12   0.45
    6 OAPF Zhetysu                          0.70   0.13   0.20   0.37
    7 BTA Securities*                       0.62   0.19   0.14   0.29
    8 Halyk Finance                         0.42   0.13   0.09   0.20
    9 SB Sberbank of Russian                0.34   0.03   0.08   0.23
   10 PAIMO GRANTUM Asset Management        0.34   0.06   0.08   0.20
      (Subsidiary of Kazkommertsbank)
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* - Subsidiary of BTA Bank BTA Securities

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

[2008-09-03]