KASE determines top operators of exchange repo market in September and 9 months of 2008
/KASE, October 6, 08/ - Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE) determined top
operators of the exchange repo market in September 2008.

Below are the ten most active operators of the repo market (all headquartered in
Almaty). The position of the each trade participant was expressed in settlement
currency - tenge. The stake of the active ten in September constituted for
42.0 % of the turnover of this exchange market sector.

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           Rank:
----------------                                   Activity Calculation base Ka:
September August Company short name               indicator --------------------
     2008   2008                                       (Ka)     V    N    D    A
--------- ------ -------------------------------- --------- ----- ---- ---- ----
        1     12 BTA Bank                              2.33  1.00 0.49 1.00 0.07
        2      4 Alliance Bank                         2.16  0.35 1.00 1.00 0.02
        3      3 Tengry Finance                        2.04  0.06 0.83 1.00 0.71
        4      5 Almaty Investment Management          2.03  0.07 0.87 1.00 0.59
        5      8 Bank CenterCredit                     1.94  0.51 0.62 1.00 0.02
        6      6 RESMI Finance and Investment
                 House                                 1.93  0.20 0.62 1.00 0.61
        7      7 BTA Securities                        1.84  0.09 0.46 1.00 1.00
        8     14 Eurasian bank                         1.74  0.46 0.46 1.00 0.02
        9     13 Asia Broker Services                  1.71  0.10 0.52 1.00 0.59
       10      1 Halyk Savings Bank of Kazakhstan      1.70  0.52 0.35 0.95 0.05
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BTA Bank, Eurasian Bank and Asia Broker Services became the newcomers of
the active ten having replaced:

- ATFBank (the second rank in August),

- Kazpost (the ninth rank),

- Nurbank (the tenth rank).

Except for the National Bank 73 companies concluded deals in September.

Below is the corresponding table of the most active operators of the repo market
for 9 months 2008. Except for the National Bank 77 companies concluded
deals in this period. The stake of the active ten constitutes for 39.0 % of the
repo market turnover.

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                                         Activity
                                        indicator Calculation base Ka:
                                                  --------------------
Rank Company short name                      (Ka)     V    N    D    A
---- ---------------------------------- --------- ----- ---- ---- ----
   1 Halyk Savings Bank of Kazakhstan        2.41  1.00 0.60 1.00 0.02
   2 Almaty Investment Management            2.24  0.12 1.00 1.00 0.64
   3 BTA Securities                          2.17  0.24 0.63 1.00 1.00
   4 RESMI Finance and Investment House      2.14  0.33 0.75 1.00 0.52
   5 Tengry Finance                          1.92  0.07 0.76 1.00 0.59
   6 ATFBank                                 1.84  0.63 0.43 0.95 0.06
   7 Alliance Bank                           1.75  0.39 0.62 0.93 0.01
   8 Bank CenterCredit                       1.73  0.51 0.43 0.97 0.01
   9 Asia Broker Services                  1.6932  0.17 0.47 0.99 0.51
  10 BCC Invest                            1.6928  0.15 0.29 0.98 0.93
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The following contractions are used in the table:
BTA Securities - Subsidiary of BTA Bank - BTA Securities; BCC Invest - BCC
Invest - Subsidiary of Bank CenterCredit; Temirbank - Subsidiary of Bank
TuranAlem - Temirbank.

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

KASE draws attention the operators of the exchange repo market have been
ranked in accordance with the KASE internal document "Kazakhstan Stock
Exchange Member Activity Indicator Calculation" (Methodology), effective
January 1, 2008.

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

[2008-10-06]