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BISX Q2 Statistical Report 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION

JANUARY TO JUNE 2019 STATISTICAL REPORT

BISX is pleased to announce its BISX All-Share Index and trading statistics for the six-month period ending June 28, 2019 with comparison to the same period of 2018.

 

BISX ALL SHARE INDEX

For the six-month period ending June 28, 2019 the BISX All-Share Index closed at 2,160.46. This represents a year to date increase of 50.51 or 2.42%. By comparison for the six-month period ending June 29, 2018 the BISX All-Share Index closed at 1,971.53. This represented a year to date decrease of 92.04 or -4.46%. The BISX All-Share Index is a market capitalization weighted index comprised of all primary market listings excluding debt securities.

As at June 28, 2019 the market was comprised of 19 ordinary shares with a market capitalization of $4.626 Billion. In addition, there were 13 preference shares with a market capitalization of $327.25 Million and 13 bonds with a face value of $513 Million.

 

MARKET CAPITAL

Over the 3-year period 2017 to 2019, the market value of all securities listed on BISX has shown an increase, as indicated by the chart below:

 

COMPARISON OF BISX ALL SHARE INDEX TO INTERNATIONAL INDICES

Over the 6-month period January 2 to June 28, 2019, some international equity markets have experienced increases as indicated by the chart below:

 

TOTAL TRADES BY SECURITY CLASS

For the six-month period ending June 28, 2019, each security class produced the totals in the chart below:

 

TRADING VOLUMES AND VALUES

Trading volume for the six-month period January 2, 2019 to June 28, 2019 was 4,456,110 shares for a value of $21,868,819.00. Trading volume for the six-month period January 2, 2018 to June 29, 2018 was 3,868,181 shares for a value of $22,133,799.25.

Trading volume for the three-month period April 1, 2019 to June 28, 2019 was 2,183,140 shares for a value of $ 12,080,550.63. Trading volume for the three-month period April 1, 2018 to June 29, 2018 was 1,217,120 shares for a value of $ 8,810,107.76.

 

AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME AND VALUE

For the six-month period from January 2, 2019 to June 28, 2019, the average volume per trading day was 36,056 shares for a value of $177,209.17. By comparison, for the six-month period from January 2, 2018 to June 28, 2018, the average volume per trading day was 31,478 shares for an average value of $ 178,563.91.

 

SHARE VOLUME AND VALUE LEADERS (SIX MONTH PERIOD)

The top five share volume leaders on BISX for the six-month period January 2, 2019 to June 28, 2019 with their contribution to total traded volume displayed as a percentage were:

The top five share value leaders on BISX for the six-month period January 2, 2019 to June 28, 2019 with their contribution to total traded value displayed as a percentage were:

 

SHARE VOLUME AND VALUE LEADERS (THREE MONTH PERIOD)

The top five share volume leaders on BISX for the three-month period April 1, 2019 to June 28, 2019 with their contribution to total traded volume displayed as a percentage were:

The top five share value leaders on BISX for the three-month period April 1, 2019 to June 28, 2019 with their contribution to total traded value displayed as a percentage were:

 

by Jacquella Gardiner Jacquella Gardiner No Comments

BISX Q1 Statistical Report 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION

JANUARY TO MARCH 2019 STATISTICAL REPORT

BISX is pleased to announce its BISX All-Share Index and trading statistics for the three-month period ending March 29, 2019 with comparison to the same period of 2018.

 

BISX ALL SHARE INDEX

For the three-month period ending March 29, 2019 the BISX All-Share Index closed at 2119.29. This represents a year to date increase of 9.88 or 0.47%. By comparison for the three-month period ending March 29, 2018 the BISX All-Share Index closed at 1,962.11. That was a year to date decrease of -101.46 or -4.92%. The BISX All-Share Index is a market capitalization weighted index comprised of all primary market listings excluding debt securities.

As at March 29, 2018 the market was comprised of 19 ordinary shares with a market capitalization of $4.85 Billion. In addition, there were 13 preference shares with a market capitalization of $327 million and 13 bonds with a face value of $513 Million.

 

MARKET CAPITAL

Over the 3-year period 2017 to 2019, the market value of all securities listed on BISX has shown an increase, during the as indicated by the chart below:

COMPARISON OF BISX ALL SHARE INDEX TO INTERNATIONAL INDICES

Over the three-month period January 2 to March 29, 2019, some international equity markets have experienced increases as indicated by the chart below:

TOTAL TRADES BY SECURITY CLASS

For the three-month period ending March 29, 2019, each type of security produced the totals in the chart below.

TRADING VOLUMES AND VALUES

Trading volume for the three-month period January 2, 2019 to March 29, 2019 was 2,272,970 shares for a value of $9,788,268.57. By comparison, trading volume for the three-month period January 2, 2018 to March 29, 2018 was 2,651,061 shares for a value of $13,323,691.

AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME AND VALUE

For the three-month period from January 2, 2019 to March 29, 2019, the average volume per trading day was 37,333 shares for a value of $ 160,205.75. By comparison, for the three-month period from January 2, 2018 to March 29, 2018, the average volume per trading day was 43,159 shares for a value of $213,565.02.

SHARE VOLUME AND VALUE LEADERS (THREE MONTH PERIOD)

The top five share volume leaders on BISX for the three-month period January 2, 2019 to March 29, 2019 with their contribution to total traded volume displayed as a percentage were:

The top five share value leaders for the three-month period January 2, 2019 to March 29, 2019 with their contribution to total traded value displayed as a percentage were:

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BISX PUBLISHES PROPOSED RULES AND FEE SCHEDULE AMMENDMENTS

FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION 13 MAY 2019Rule Proposals 13 May 2019 v2.0

 

 

The Bahamas International Securities Exchange (BISX) is pleased to announce an improvement to the BISX Website with the addition of a new section dedicated to Proposed Rule and Fee Amendments.  The new section is located under the Market Regulation menu item on the BISX Website and provides a location where BISX can introduce and publish proposed amendments to Rules and Fee Schedules.

With the addition of this new section, BISX is also publishing several proposed rule amendments for public review and consultation for a period of 30 days.  After this time, the rules including any amendments based on the public feedback will be provided to the Securities Commission of The Bahamas for review and final approval.

Speaking of the rule and fee amendment publications, BISX CEO Keith Davies noted: “We wanted to post these items for review and consideration by all stakeholders in our market, and give them an opportunity to comment on the proposed rule and fee amendments.  This type of interaction is invaluable to BISX as it allows us to receive direct communications from interested persons.  The aim going forward is to be more aggressive with amending our rules to ensure that we adhere and respond to changing market conditions and keep pace with regulatory best practices.  It is our intention to use our website to ensure that Issuers, Brokers, investors and the general public are completely involved in this process.  I look forward to the feedback that we will receive from the Bahamian capital markets.”

The proposed rule changes were focused on the following sections:

  • Section 4: Trading Rules,
  • Section 6: Listing Rules,
  • Section 7: Issuers Continuing Obligations, and
  • The BISX Fee Schedule.

The proposed rule and fee amendments can be found at: https://bisxbahamas.com/proposed-rule-and-fee-amendments/

Comments can be emailed to: rules@bisxbahamas.com

 

For Additional Information Contact:

Elude Michel-Sturrup, BISX

Tel: 242-323-2330

Fax: 242-323-2320

Email: info@bisxbahamas.com