Uzbekistan's corporate shares, bonds market grows (Exclusive)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 3
By Fikret Dolukhanov – Trend:
In January-September 2018, the total volume of current share issues at par value in the Unified State Register of Issued Securities of Uzbekistan grew by 19 percent and amounted to 56.6 trillion soums ($6.82 billion), the state registry told Trend on Monday.
According to the information, a total of 16,047 share issues (both active and cancelled) worth 97.88 trillion were registered. At the same time, records were made on 126 share issues registered during the reporting period with a total emission volume of 12 trillion soums.
The state register said referring to the Central Securities Depository that Uzbekistan had 604 joint-stock companies as of Oct. 1, 2018, which is by 11 less than as of Oct. 1, 2017.
During the first nine months of 2018, initial issues of shares of 14 organizations were registered for a total amount of 35.95 billion soums. Also, 101 additional issues of shares of 17 joint-stock companies were registered for a total amount of 11.9 trillion soums, of which 938.48 billion – by public subscription, 10.97 trillion – by closed.
Also, eight issues of shares of two enterprises worth 32.8 billion soums were restored.
The state register added that during the reporting period, records were made on registration (valid and canceled) of 159 issues of corporate bonds of 101 issuers for a total amount of 548.86 billion soums. In total, 112 out of 159 issues were redeemed and 27 were canceled.
There are 18 issues of corporate bonds in the amount of 211.8 billion soums.
(8299.20 UZS = 1 USD on Dec. 3)
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