KASE determined top operators of exchange shares purchase and sale market for December and 2008
/KASE, January 8, 09/ - Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE) determined top
operators of the exchange shares purchase and sale market in Kazakhstan for
December 2008.

The table below shows ten most active KASE category "P" members (all
headquartered in Almaty. unless specified otherwise). 46 companies concluded
deals in the share purchase and sale market in December 2008. The stake of
the "top-10" accounted for 68.7 % of the secondary exchange share market
turnover.

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Rank in
--------------------------------------------               Calculation base Ka:
                                              Activity   ----------------------
Dec.  Nov.  Company short name                indicator  
2008  2008                                         (Ka)     V     N     D     А
----  ----  --------------------------------  ---------  ----  ----  ----  ----
   1     1  Subsidiary of BTA Bank -               3.68  0.85  1.00  1.00  1.00
            BTA Securities
   2     8  Asia Broker Services                   2.77  1.00  0.60  0.90  0.47
   3     3  Almaty Investment Management           2.73  0.23  0.80  1.00  0.75
   4     2  Centras Securities                     2.48  0.03  0.65  1.00  0.80
   5    17  Astana-finance (Astana)                2.01  0.53  0.48  1.00  0.11
   6     5  Asyl Invest                            1.91  0.22  0.34  0.95  0.44
   7     4  VISOR Capital                          1.90  0.10  0.62  0.95  0.25
   8     6  RESMI Finance & Investment House       1.79  0.11  0.22  0.85  0.64
   9    10  Tengri Finance                         1.73  0.09  0.37  0.95  0.35
  10    11  BCC Invest - Subsidiary of Bank        1.53  0.09  0.29  0.90  0.27
            CenterCredit
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The "top-10" newcomer in relation to November 2008 are Astana-finance and
BCC Invest - Subsidiary of Bank CenterCredit, which replaced Kazkommerts
Securities (Subsidiary of Kazkommertsbank) (the seventh in November) and
Financial company REAL-INVEST.kz (the ninth) accordingly.

Below is a corresponding table of the most active KASE category "P" members in
the sector for 2008. 64 companies participated in deals conclusion in this period.
The stake of the "top-10" accounted for 58.6 % of the exchange share secondary
market turnover.  

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                                                            Calculation base Ka:
                                                Activity  ----------------------
                                               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  Tengri Finance                                2.51  0.87  0.66  0.87  0.28
   3  Centras Securities                            2.47  0.12  0.71  1.00  0.66
   4  VISOR Capital                                 2.33  0.51  0.58  0.87  0.47
   5  Almaty Investment Management                  2.09  0.14  0.52  0.96  0.51
   6  BCC Invest - Subsidiary of Bank               2.03  0.12  0.45  0.89  0.59
      CenterCredit
   7  RESMI Finance & Investment House              1.98  0.17  0.35  0.94  0.56
   8  Asia Broker Services                         1.923  0.40  0.34  0.90  0.36
   9  Asyl Invest                                  1.915  0.24  0.40  0.94  0.38
  10  Kazkommerts Securities (Subsidiary
      of Kazkommertsbank)                           1.85  0.12  0.47  0.92  0.36
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KASE draws attention that operators of the exchange shares market in tables
have been ranked 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

[2009-01-08]