Baku, Azerbaijan, May 10
By Elena Kosolapova - Trend:
The volume of foreign currency trading on Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE), including currency swap operations, decreased by 49.9 percent and amounted to 14.57 trillion Kazakh tenges ($40.99 billion) in January-April 2016, as compared to the same period of 2015, said the message on KASE website.
In total, trading volume on KASE amounted to 33.2 trillion tenges ($94.44 billion) in January-April 2016, which is by 12.8 percent less than in the same period of 2015.
Trading volume of public securities on KASE amounted to 286.9 billion tenges ($809.5 million) in January-April 2016, which is by 1.1 percent less than in the same period 2015.
Volume of share trades on KASE during the reporting period totaled 39.2 billion tenges ($114.6 million), twice as much as in January-April 2015.
Trading volume of corporate bonds at KASE decreased by 78.4 percent and totaled 68.6 billion tenges ($202.2 million) in January-April 2016 as compared to the same period of 2015.
The trade volume on repo operations (repurchase) market at KASE increased by 2.2 times and totaled 18.24 trillion tenges ($52.32 billion) during the reporting period, as compared to January-April 2015.
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