KASE held media briefing on exchange market's August 2017 performance
News source: KASE
/KASE, September 13, 2017/ – Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE or Exchange) notifies 
you that a media briefing was held today, during which the Exchange informed 
representative of mass media about main highlights of the exchange market 
performance in August 2017.

The total volume of trading on KASE in August 2017 made KZT10,218.3 bn, 
increasing 2.2 % on the previous month. The growth was seen in the foreign 
currency market (+32 %), money market (+10 %), corporate bond market (8 times) 
and investment funds securities market (24 times).

In August of this year:

- KASE Index rose 9.7 %, refreshing its nine-year maximum;

- Initial offerings on the corporate bond market amounted to KZT80.8 bn;

- The amount of special trading on the initial GS market rose 90 % to KZT33.6 
  bn, that on the secondary GS market increased 5 times to KZT43.4 bn;

- Stocks of three titles and five bond issues underwent listing on KASE;

- By the beginning of September the amount of open positions on the 
  derivatives market reached KZT6.7 bn.

More details of the securities market, foreign currency market, money market 
(repo and currency swap), are available in the press release available on KASE 
website –


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