KASE determined top exchange repo market operators in November and 11 months of 2008
/KASE, December 2, 08/ - Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE) determined top
exchange repo market operators in November 2008.

Below are the ten most active repo market operators (headquartered in Almaty).
Each participant position is expressed in settlement currency - tenge. The stake
of the active ten in November constituted for 51.4 % of the exchange market
sector turnover.
               
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  Rank in:                                                  
                                                           Calculation base Ka:
----  ----                                     Activity  ----------------------
Nov.  Oct.                                    indicator  
2008  2008  Company short name                     (Ka)     V     N     D     A
----  ----  --------------------------------  ---------  ----  ----  ----  ----
   1     3  Almaty Investment Management           2.25  0.17  1.00  1.00  0.56
   2     2  NURBANK                                2.19  0.60  0.78  1.00  0.02
   3     1  BTA Bank                               2.18  1.00  0.42  0.90  0.07
   4    17  Halyk Savings Bank of Kazakhstan       2.15  0.87  0.47  1.00  0.02
   5     5  Tengry Finance                         1.99  0.13  0.78  1.00  0.56          
   6     9  BTA Securities                         1.81  0.14  0.37  1.00  1.00
   7    10  PAMO Zhetysu                           1.78  0.59  0.35  1.00  0.07
   8     6  Alliance Bank                          1.76  0.45  0.50  1.00  0.02
   9     4  RESMI Finance & Investment House       1.74  0.19  0.46  1.00  0.58
  10    11  Eurasian Bank                          1.69  0.53  0.35  1.00  0.02
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The newcomers of the active ten as compared with October 2008 are Halyk
Savings Bank of Kazakhstan and Eurasian Bank, having driven out from the top
ten:

- Asia Broker Services (the seventh in October).

- Bank CenterCredit (the eighth in October).

Totally, except for the National Bank 73 companies participated in deals
conclusion in November 2008.

Below is a table of the most active repo market operators in 11 months of 2008.
Except for the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan, 77 companies
participated in deals conclusion. The stake of the active ten constituted for
47.0 % of the repo market turnover.                           

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                                                            Calculation base Ka:
                                                Activity  ----------------------
                                               indicator  
Rank in  Company short name                         (Ka)     V     N     D     A
-------  ------------------------------------  ---------  ----  ----  ----  ----
      1  Halyk Savings Bank of Kazakhstan JSC       2.34  1.00  0.53  1.00  0.02
      2  Almaty Investment Management               2.29  0.14  1.00  1.00  0.70
      3  RESMI Finance & Investment House           2.13  0.34  0.70  1.00  0.57
      4  АО "БТА Секьюритис"                        2.09  0.23  0.56  1.00  1.00
      5  BTA Securities                             1.99  0.86  0.36  0.93  0.05
      6  Tengry Finance                             1.96  0.09  0.76  1.00  0.63
      7  Alliance Bank                              1.83  0.46  0.62  0.94  0.01
      8  Bank CenterCredit                         1.793  0.58  0.42  0.97  0.01
      9  ATFBank                                   1.791  0.63  0.39  0.93  0.06
     10  Eurasian Bank                              1.74  0.53  0.40  1.00  0.01
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Names of the following companies have been abbreviated:
BTA Securities - Subsidiary of BTA Bank BTA Securities.

An aggregate gross turnover of trades (sum of purchased and sold instruments in
repo opening and closing transactions) has been used in calculations. At that all
repo deals regardless of sector (automatic or nego repo) and repo subject (GS or
CS) were taken into consideration.

KASE draws attention that the ranking of the exchange repo market operators'
activity was made in compliance with KASE internal document "Methodology of
Kazakhstan Stock Exchange Members Activity Indicators Calculation"
(Methodology), effective from 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 - in Russian;

http://www.kase.kz/files/normative_base/members_activity_eng.pdf - in English.

[2008-12-02]