In January–August 2019 amount of foreign currencies traded on KASE decreased by 14.3 % to KZT7.7 trln

11.09.19, 12:55
/KASE, September 11, 2019/ – In January–August 2019, the amount of trading on the foreign currencies spot market of Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE) made up KZT7,727.3 bn decreasing by 14.3 % against the corresponding period of 2018. The trading amount decreased by 13.2% compared to the previous eight-month period (May–December) of 2018. Below is the table of indicators of KASE's foreign currency spot market in 2019 with the breakdown by currency pairs (in mln units of the first of the currency pair), and comparative data of the similar data of 2018. ------------------------------------------------------------- Trade volume Year, ---------------------------------------- Total, month USD/KZT EUR/KZT RUB/KZT EUR/USD CNY/KZT KZT bn ------------ -------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- 2019, I 2,020.9 6.4 475.9 0 28.3 770.6 2019, II 2,659.8 3.7 531.6 0 21.2 1,007.9 2019, III 2,062.2 8.4 469.9 0 23.7 786.6 2019, IV 2075.9 2.4 753.0 0 35.7 794.9 2019, V 2,114.5 7.4 567.6 0 39.1 811.8 2019, VI 3,931.9 3.8 451.0 0 18.7 1,508.6 2019, VII 2,721.1 5.9 374.8 0 23.0 1,050.8 2019, VIII 2,557.9 3.6 435.7 0 48.8 996.1 ------------ -------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- Total 20,144.1 41.6 4,059.5 0 238.5 7,727.3 ------------ -------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- 2018, I-VIII 26,811.3 43.3 7,900.1 43.5 142.1 9,017.2 trend, % -24.9 -4.0 -48.6 -100.0 +67.9 -14.3 ------------------------------------------------------------- Weighted average KZT/USD exchange rate calculated on all exchange deals for the period from January 3, 2019 to August 31, 2019, made KZT380.88 per US dollar. [2019-09-11]