KASE determined leaders of exchange GS purchase and sale market for December and 2008
/KASE, January 8, 09/ - Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE) determined leaders
of exchange government securities (GS) purchase and sale market in
Kazakhstan for December 2008.

Below are the "top-10" category "K" KASE members (headquarters of all
companies are located in Almaty). The stake "top-10" in December accounted for
71.2 % of the Exchange GS secondary market turnover.      

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  Rank in:
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                                               Activity          base Ka:
Dec.  Nov.                                    indicator  ----  ----  ----
2008  2008  Company short name                     (Ka)     V     N     D
----  ----  --------------------------------  ---------  ----  ----  ----
   1     2  Halyk Savings Bank of Kazakhstan       3.00  1.00  1.00  1.00
   2     1  Tengry Finance                         1.84  0.14  0.85  0.85
   3     6  SO of BTA Bank BTA Securities          0.97  0.03  0.33  0.62
        15  APF of Halyk Bank of Kazakhstan        0.87  0.27  0.44  0.15
   5     3  IFG CONTINENT                          0.80  0.05  0.37  0.38
   6    10  OAPF Otan*                             0.58  0.03  0.16  0.38
   7     4  Bank CenterCredit                      0.51  0.04  0.08  0.38
   8     7  Alan Securities                        0.51  0.02  0.25  0.23
   9    20  SO BTA Bank - Temirbank                0.45  0.01  0.05  0.38
  10    18  Centras Securities                     0.39  0.01  0.07  0.31
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* - Open accumulative pension fund Otan (Subsidiary of ATFBank)

The "top-10" newcomers relative to November 2008 are APF of Halyk Savings
Bank of Kazakhstan, Subsidiary of BTA Bank - Temirbank and Centras
Securities, having replaced:

- SO of Nurbank MONEY EXPERTS (fifth);

- Eurasian Capital (SO of Eurasian Bank) (eighth);

- ATFBank (ninth).

Totally, 22 companies, excluding the National Bank, concluded purchase and
sale deals in GS in December 2008.

The table below indicates the most active KASE category "К" members in the
sector for 2008. 54 companies, excluding the National Bank, concluded deals in
this period. The stake of the "top-10" constituted for 66.5 %
of the exchange GS secondary market turnover.   

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                                                              Calculation
                                               Activity          base Ka:
                                              indicator  ----  ----  ----
Rank  Company short name                           (Ka)     V     N     D
----  --------------------------------------  ---------  ----  ----  ----
   1  Tengry Finance                               2.38  0.38  1.00  1.00
   2  Halyk Savings Bank of Kazakhstan             2.30  1.00  0.50  0.81
      Bank CenterCredit                            0.76  0.14  0.18  0.44
   4  ATFBank                                      0.67  0.19  0.09  0.39
   5  Subsidiary of BTA Bank BTA Secuirities       0.61  0.11  0.14  0.37
   6  Eurasian Bank                                0.54  0.16  0.07  0.31
   7  IFG CONTINENT                                0.51  0.05  0.17  0.29
   8  OAPF Zhetysu                                 0.47  0.07  0.10  0.30
   9  APF of Halyk Bank of Kazakhstan              0.41  0.22  0.09  0.10
  10  Alan Securities                              0.36  0.05  0.12  0.19
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KASE draws attention that the exchange GS 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.

[2009-01-08]