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Currency trading volume decreases at Kazakh Stock Exchange

Kazakhstan Materials 6 July 2016 09:28 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 6

By Elena Kosolapova – Trend:

The volume of foreign currency trading on Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE), including currency swap operations, decreased by 46.8 percent and amounted to 19.33 trillion Kazakh tenges ($55.18 billion) in January-June 2016, as compared to the same period of 2015, said the message on KASE website.

In total, trading volume on KASE amounted to 49.23 trillion tenges in January-June 2016, which is by 3.1 percent more than in the same period of 2015.

Meanwhile, the volume of stock trading increased by 64.4 percent – to $80.4 billion tenges ($237.4 million) during the reporting period.

Trading volume of public securities on KASE totaled 334 billion tenges ($950.3 million) in January-June 2016, which is by 14.9 percent more than in the same period 2015.

Trading volume of corporate bonds at KASE decreased by 57.5 percent and totaled 191.8 billion tenges ($569.9 million) in January-June 2016 as compared to the same period of 2015.

The trade volume on repo operations (repurchase) market at KASE increased by 2.8 times and totaled 29.3 trillion tenges ($685.39 billion) during the reporting period, as compared to January-June 2015.

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