KASE determines top operators of exchange corporate bond purchase and sale market for October and 10 months of 2008
/KASE, November 3, 08/ - Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE) determined top
operators of the exchange corporate bond purchase and sale market in
Kazakhstan in October. 2008.

Below are the ten most active KASE category "P" members (all headquartered in
Almaty, unless specified otherwise). Totally, except for the National Bank, 42
companies concluded deals in October 2008. The stake of the "top-10"
constituted for 55.5 % of the exchange secondary corporate bond market.

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  Rank in:
                                               Activity    Calculation base Ka:
Oct. Sept.                                    indicator  ----------------------
2008  2008 Company short name                      (Ka)     V     N     D     А
---- ----- ---------------------------------- ---------  ----  ----  ----  ----
   1     1 Subsidiary of BTA Bank - BTA 
           Securities                              3.38  0.58  1.00  1.00  1.00
   2     2 Tengry Finance                          2.84  1.00  0.68  0.86  0.38
   3    17 Almaty Investment Management            1.98  0.49  0.43  0.82  0.29
   4     5 RESMI Finance & Investment House        1.94  0.51  0.27  0.59  0.71
   5     3 Alan Securities                         1.64  0.49  0.22  0.64  0.38
   6    22 Centras Securities                      1.58  0.24  0.24  0.77  0.42
   7     6 Asyl Invest                             1.55  0.36  0.32  0.55  0.42
   8    13 Astana-finance (Astana)                 1.53  0.50  0.18  0.73  0.17
   9     4 Asia Broker Services                    1.40  0.49  0.16  0.41  0.42
  10    21 Halyk Finance                           1.39  0.08  0.47  0.68  0.21
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The "top-10" newcomers relative to September 2008 became: Almaty Investment
Management, Centras Securities, Astana-finance and Halyk Finance, having
driven out:

- BCC Invest - Subsidiary of Bank CenterCredit (the seventh in September);

- Open accumulative pension fund Otan (Ausbidiary of ATFBank) (the eighth);

- Kazkommerts Securities (Subsidiary of Kazkommertsbank) (the ninth);

- IFG CONTINENT (the tenth).

Below is the table of the most active KASE category "P" members in 10 months
of 2008. Except for the National Bank 63 companies concluded the deals. The
stake of the "top-10" constituted for 66.6 % of the exchange secondary corporate
bond market.

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                                               Activity    Calculation base Ka:
                                              indicator  ----------------------
Rank Company short name                            (Ka)     V     N     D     А
---- ---------------------------------------- ---------  ----  ----  ----  ----
   1 Subsidiary of BTA Bank - BTA Securities       3.80  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00
   2 RESMI Finance & Investment House             1.732  0.40  0.32  0.69  0.40
   3 Tengry Finance                               1.730  0.30  0.50  0.72  0.27
   4 BCC Invest - Subsidiary of Bank 
     CenterCredit                                  1.42  0.16  0.34  0.70  0.28
   5 Asia Broker Services                          1.32  0.36  0.20  0.54  0.28
   6 Astana-finance                                1.27  0.36  0.20  0.58  0.16
   7 Asyl Invest                                   1.15  0.22  0.26  0.50  0.22
   8 Alan Securities                               1.11  0.46  0.14  0.37  0.17
   9 Kazkommerts Securities (Subsidiary of
     Kazkommertsbank)                            0.9821  0.03  0.20  0.53  0.27
  10 Almaty Investment Management                0.9818  0.11  0.20  0.49  0.23
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KASE draws attention that the operators were ranked in the table in accordance
with the KASE internal document "Methodology of Kazakhstan Stock
Exchange Member Activity Indicator Calculation" (Methodology), effective
January 1, 2008.

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

[2008-11-03]