Total turnover of stock market jumps

The total turnover of transactions on all instruments on the Baku Stock Exchange (BSE) in January-February 2015 stood at 3.824 billion AZN, or by 19.04 percent more compared to the same period of 2014, BSE said March 11.

The volume of the state securities market hit 14.941 million AZN (a twofold decrease) during the reporting period and the turnover of corporate securities market totaled 512.28 million AZN (a 6.2 times decrease).

The volume of derivatives market amounted to 3.297 billion AZN.

The derivative trading accounted for the main part of the turnover of the stock market.

The Baku Stock Exchange started to trade derivatives on a commodity basis on July 21, 2014.

The margin trading allows investors to buy and sell securities and financial instruments purchased from a broker under special conditions due to a temporary trading limit.

Azerbaijan may trade shares in 2015, Chairman of the Azerbaijani State Securities Committee Rufat Aslanli told Trend earlier.

Comparative table on the results of trades on the state and corporate sectors at BSE (Jan. 2015):

Market segments

As of Jan. 31, 2015

As of Jan. 31, 2014

Volume of transactions (AZN)

Number of deals

Volume of transactions (AZN)

Number of deals

State securities market

14 914 881,15

5

30 490 065,27

13

State bonds of finance ministry

14 914 881,15

5

5 507 649,79

5

State bonds of finance ministry (placement)

0

0

1 007 649,79

2

State bonds of finance ministry (secondary market)

14 914 881,15

5

4 500 000

3

Notes (Central Bank) – (placement)

0

0

44 966 321,56

17

Notes (Central Bank) -(secondary market)

0

0

9 997 386,95

2

Market of shares

22 001 097,21

806

211 965 822,77

825

shares (placement)

20 915 190

10

211 552 850,50

295

shares (secondary market)

1 085 907,21

796

412 972,27

530

Debt market

452 175 136,78

122

270 347 736,88

66

Bonds of Azerbaijan Mortgage Fund

(placement)

3 000 000

1

5 000 000

4

Bonds of Azerbaijan Mortgage Fund

(secondary market)

372 960 257,39

51

230 675 292,36

34

Other corporate bonds

(placement)

10 332 120

6

23 152 610,70

14

Other corporate bonds

(secondary market)

65 882 759,39

64

11 519 833,82

14

– including market makers

114 925 886,25

52

33 333 962,12

28

Repo transactions

38 104 872,45

28

2 699 835 932,27

202

Repo transactions of the Central Bank

12 852 483,35

12

1 151 930 943,51

86

Other repo transactions

25 252 389,10

16

1 547 904 988,76

116

Derivatives market

3 297 115 418,14

14317

0

0

Currency

3 234 736 153,53

12693

0

0

goods

62 379 264,61

1624

0

0

Total

3 824 311 405,73

15 278

3 212 639 557,19

1106

The official exchange rate is 1,0492 AZN/USD on March 12.

SOURCE: AZER NEWS