Number of individuals’ accounts involved in transactions with shares on KASE dropped by 23.3 % in August

11.09.19, 14:41
/KASE, September 11, 2019/ – In August 2019, the number of accounts of individuals involved in transactions with shares on the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE) decreased by 23.3% compared to the previous month. The share of individuals in gross turnover of shares in monetary terms rose to 47.3% from 38.6% in July 2019. As of the end of August, there were 120,070 personal accounts opened by individuals at the Central Securities Depository (hereinafter – CSD), which is by 383 accounts more than at the end of the previous month. Below is the information on the dynamics of the number of individual accounts opened with the CSD involved in share trades on KASE ("Accounts in transactions"), gross-turnover of trade in shares in such accounts, their transaction percentage in the total gross-turnover of trade in shares in the mentioned month. --------------------------------------------------------------- Month Accounts Accounts in Gross turnover, Share in gross of 2019 with CD transactions* bn tenge* turnover, %* -------- -------- ------------- --------------- --------------- January 117,682 2,127 4.3 42.2 February 118,184 2,826 8.2 53.5 March 118,537 1,716 3.5 51.3 April 118,799 2,137 8.2 49.5 May 119,037 1,735 11.8 55.3 June 119,394 2,058 5.2 65.4 July 119,687 2,983 4.6 38.6 August 120,070 2,288 3.5 47.3 --------------------------------------------------------------- * Excluding major transactions; with the account of special trading sessions on selling, offering or buyback of shares (the position of the sole seller (or buyer) of shares at special trading sessions is excluded from calculations). [2019-09-11]