Trading on the Panama stock exchange increase 39%

As of September 2008 the Panama Stock Exchange (BVP) negotiated $558.8 million.

Monday, October 27, 2008

The secondary market has been very active, with transaction worth $556.7 million and a growth of 54.9%. Trading of repurchases was at $249.2 million, an increase of 89.80%.

Trading in the primary market reached $752.9 million, an increase of 19.4%.

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The volume traded in the first half grew by 51% compared to the same period in 2010.

Registration of new shares, government involvement and a rise in the price of most of the registered shares has characterized the Panamanian stock market so far this year.

The primary market was the one that recorded the largest movement, led by the government, whose program of Treasury bills and notes resulted in a trading volume of more than $550 million.

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July 2008

Business on the Panama stock exchange totaled US$1.205 billion in the first six months of the year, a 27.9 percent increase on the same period of 2007.

The Panama market has so far remained immune to the problems facing other stock exchanges throughout the world and has been one of only a few in the region to have registered growth.

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