KASE determined leaders of exchange corporate bonds purchase and sale market for December and 2008
/KASE, January 5, 09/ - Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE) determined leaders
of exchange corporate bonds purchase and sale market in
Kazakhstan for December and 2008.

Below are the "top-10" category "P" KASE members (headquarters of all
companies are located in Almaty). In total in conclusion of deals in corporate
bonds purchasing-selling, excluding the National Bank, in December 2008
participated 47 companies. The stake of "top-10" comprised 45.0 % of the 
Exchange corporate bonds secondary market turnover.        

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  Rank in:
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                                                           Calculation base Ka:
                                               Activity  ----------------------
Dec.  Nov.                                    indicator  
2008  2008  Company short name                     (Ka)     V     N     D     А
----  ----  --------------------------------  ---------  ----  ----  ----  ----
   1     1  SO of BTA Bank BTA Securities          3.71  0.91  1.00  1.00  1.00
   2     3  RESMI Finance & Investment House       2.07  0.36  0.33  0.90  0.60
   3     7  Asyl Invest                            1.90  0.37  0.41  0.95  0.20
   4     2  Almaty Investment Management           1.88  0.08  0.51  1.00  0.36
   5     5  Astana-finance (Astana)                1.86  1.00  0.16  0.60  0.12
   6    13  Kazkommerts Securities
            (Subsidiary of Kazkommertsbank)        1.83  0.05  0.58  0.95  0.32
   7     6  Asia Broker Services                   1.70  0.08  0.31  0.85  0.56
   8     4  Alan Securities                        1.68  0.55  0.20  0.70  0.28
   9    10  BCC Invest - Subsidiary                1.66  0.23  0.18  0.90  0.44
            of Bank CenterCredit
  10     8  Centras Securities                     1.60  0.15  0.23  0.80  0.52
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The "top-10" newcomer relative to November 2008 became Kazkommerts
Securities (Subsidiary of Kazkommertsbank), having replaced Tengry Finance
(the ninth in November).

The table below indicates the most active KASE category "P" members in the
sector for 2008. 63 companies, excluding the National Bank, concluded deals in
this period. The stake of the "top-10" constituted for 61.5 %
of the exchange corporate bonds secondary market turnover.

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                                                         Calculation basae Ka:
                                              Activity  ----------------------
                                             indicator  ----  ----  ----  ----
Rank  Company short name                          (Ka)     V     N     D     А
----  -------------------------------------  ---------  ----  ----  ----  ----
   1  SO of BTA Bank BTA Securities               3.80  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00
   2  RESMI Finance & Investment House            1.80  0.42  0.32  0.72  0.43
   3  Tengry Finance                              1.60  0.26  0.43  0.70  0.25
   4  BCC Invest - Subsidiary of Bank             1.46  0.18  0.31  0.72  0.32
      CenterCredit
   5  Asia Broker Services                        1.45  0.33  0.24  0.59  0.36
   6  Astana-finance (Astana)                     1.39  0.47  0.20  0.60  0.15
   7  Asyl Invest                                 1.28  0.24  0.29  0.57  0.22
   8  Alan Securities                             1.25  0.49  0.16  0.45  0.18
   9  Almaty Investment Management                1.20  0.12  0.30  0.59  0.24
  10  Kazkommerts Securities (Subsidiary
      of Kazkommertsbank)                         1.13  0.03  0.27  0.59  0.29
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KASE draws attention that the exchange corporate bonds purchase and sale market
operators have been ranked in the table in compliance with the 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.

[2009-01-05]