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Azerbaijani stock market increase by almost half for year

Business Materials 2 May 2012 17:25 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, May 2 /Trend A.Akhundov/

The total turnover of transactions on all trading areas of the Baku Stock Exchange (BSE) in January - April of 2012 amounted to 3.69 billion manat, increasing by 46.78 percent compared to the same period in 2011, the exchange said in a statement issued on Wednesday.

The increase in the stock market is provided due to increase in the market of government securities by 58.77 percent, while corporate securities market decreased by 68.74 percent.

The government securities market reached 3.61 billion manat. It is due to increase in repo transactions by 74.36 percent and increase in transactions with Central Bank notes.

Reducing of the corporate securities market, which volume amounted to 75.46 million manat in January-April is due to decrease of transactions in corporate bonds by 74.89 percent.

Comparative table on the end of trading on the BSE in the corporate sector (January - April 2012):

Market segments

30.04.2012

30.04.2011

Percentage ratio

The volume of transactions,

AZN

The number of transactions

The volume of transactions

AZN

The number of transactions

Corporate bonds (placement)

19 284 834,00

30

42 882 000,99

31

44,97%

Corporate bonds (secondary market)

27 466 628,68

17

143 330 069,66

36

19,16%

The corporate bond market, total

46 751 462,68

47

186 212 070,65

67

25,11%

Shares (placement)

27 867 476,35

31

51 479 170,00

71

54,13%

Shares (secondary market)

842 124,97

1 154

3 725 415,78

972

22,60%

Market share, total

28 709 601,32

1 185

55 204 585,78

1 043

52,01%

The market of corporate securities, the amount of

75 461 064,00

1 232

241 416 656,43

1 110

31,26%

Comparative table on the end of trading on the BSE on the government sector (Jan - April 2012)

Market segments

30.04.2012

30.04.2011

Percentage ratio

The volume of transactions,

AZN

The number of transactions

The volume of transactions,

AZN

The number of transactions

GB Ministry of Finance - (placement)

0,00

0

112 712 249,95

71

0,00%

GB Ministry of Finance (secondary market)

1 325 851,92

2

12 215 017,18

17

10,85%

GB market total,

1 325 851,92

2

124 927 267,13

88

1,06%

Notes (CBA) - (placement)

389 476 825,08

95

303 684 114,34

107

128,25%

Notes (CBA) - (secondary market)

8 077 756,64

4

3 556 081,09

2

227,15%

Notes market total

397 554 581,72

99

307 240 195,43

109

129,40%

Repo transactions

3 211 300 530,66

459

1 841 722 089,54

366

174,36%

Market for government securities, total

3 610 180 964,30

560

2 273 889 552,10

563

158,77%

Official exchange rate on May 2 is 0.7862 AZN/USD

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