Kazakh stock exchange ups trading by 45 percent in 2014
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 7
By Elena Kosolapova - Trend:
Kazakh Stock Exchange KASE increased the volume of trading by 45.9 percent in 2014 compared to 2013, KASE reported.
The volume of trading at the stock exchange exceeded 46.679 trillion tenge (equivalent to $260.369 billion) in the reporting period. In terms of US dollar, the increase reached 24 percent.
The volume of trading in futures (derivatives sector securities) at KASE decreased by 57.3 percent in 2014 compared to 2013 (59.5 percent in dollar terms) and amounted to 1.3 trillion tenge ($8.2 billion).
Trading volume on the repo market decreased by 5.7 percent (19.7 percent in US dollar terms) and amounted to 11.231 trillion tenge (equivalent to $62.754 million).
The volume of trades in corporate bonds increased by 14.4 percent (in US dollar terms decreased by 3.3 percent) in 2014 and amounted to 448.6 billion tenge ($ 2.488 billion).
Stock trading volume rose by 36.9 percent (15.3 percent in US dollar terms) and amounted to 160.9 billion tenge ($889 million) in 2014.
The volume of government securities trading decreased by 12.4 percent (25.7 percent in US dollar terms) and amounted to 1.028 trillion tenge ($5.713 billion) in the reporting period.
The volume of trades in foreign currencies, including currency swaps, increased by 83.8 percent (56.2 percent in US dollar terms) compared to 2013 and reached 33.770 trillion tenge ($188.296 billion).
Edited by S.I.
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