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BISX releases Q1, 2014 Statistical Report

BISX has announced its BISX All-Share Index and trading statistics for the three-month period ending March 31, 2014, with comparison to the same period of 2013. 

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Bahamas International Securities Exchange
Friday, June 20, 2014
Friday, June 20, 2014

BISX is pleased to announce its BISX All-Share Index and trading statistics for the three month period ending March 31, 2014 with comparison to the same period of 2013.

For the three month period ending March 31, 2014 the BISX All-Share Index closed at 1,514.10. This represents a year to date increase of 45.88 or 3.12%. By comparison for the three month period ending March 31, 2013 the BISX All-Share Index closed at 1,389.83. This represented a year to date increase of 43.57 or 3.24%. The BISX All-Share Index is a market capitalization weighted index comprised of all primary market listings excluding debt securities.


As at March 31, 2014 the market was comprised of 27 primary market listings with a market capitalization of $3.227 Billion. The primary market securities traded over BISX include 20 common share listings, 3 preference share listings and 4 tranches of debt.

COMPARISON OF BISX ALL SHARE INDEX TO INTERNATIONAL INDICES
Over the 3 month period January 1 to March 31, 2014, some international equity markets have experienced increases as indicated by the chart below:

Closing Date * MSCI Emerging Market Index * S&P 500 Index * FTSE 100 Index * BISX All Share Index

Dec 31, 2013 * 1,002.69 * 1,848.36 * 6,749.10 * 1,468.22

Mar 31, 2014 * 994.65 * 1,872.34 * 6,598.37 * 1,514.10

Percentage Change (+/-) * -0.80% * 1.30% * 2.23% * 3.12%

TRADING VOLUMES AND VALUES
Trading volume for the three month period January 1, 2014 to March 31, 2014 was 785,296 shares for a value of $3,247,506.34. By comparison, for the three month period from January 1, 2013 to March 31, 2013; 634,650 shares traded for a value of $3,760,439.21

AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME AND VALUE
For the three month period from January 1, 2014 to March 31, 2014, the average volume per trading day was 12,535 shares for a value of $52,079.86. By comparison, for the three month period from January 1, 2013 to March 31, 2013, the average volume per trading day was 10,241 shares for an average value of $60,700.

Month * Avg. volume (2014) * Avg. volume (2013) * Avg. value (2014) * Avg. value (2013)

January * 28,290 * 10,384 * $92,235.70 * $59,195

February * 4,447 * 13,957 * $33,354.65 * $82,753

March * 4,868 * 6,383 * $30,479.22 * $40,153

Average for period * 12,535 * 10,241 * $52,079.86 * $60,700

SHARE VOLUME AND VALUE LEADERS (THREE MONTH PERIOD)
The top five share volume leaders on BISX for the three month period January 1, 2014 to March 31, 2014 with their contribution to total traded volume displayed as a percentage were:

SYMBOL * TRADE VOLUME * % OF VOLUME
CHL * 170,158.00 * 21.4%

FCLB * 148,100.00 * 18.7%

DHS * 144,384.00 * 18.2%

CBL * 59,538.00 * 7.5%

FCL * 53,892.00 * 6.8%

The top five share value leaders for the three month period January 1, 2014 to March 31, 2014 with their contribution to total traded value displayed as a percentage were:

SYMBOL * TRADE VALUE * % OF TRADE VALUE
FIN * $567,167.70 * 17.5%

CHL * $491,493.10 * 15.1%

CBL * $384,623.56 * 11.8%

FCL * $323,106.16 * 9.9%

CIB * $246,396.00 * 7.6%

For Additional Information Contact:

Elude Michel-Sturrup

Tel: 242-323-2330

Fax: 242-323-2320

Email: info@bisxbahamas.com

More: Adobe Acrobat Document (PDF) Q1, 2014 Statistical Report (with graphs).

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