Panama: Stock Market Accelerates

The amount of trade between January and June this year represents 53% of total traded in the market during 2013.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

In the month of June 2014 alone transactions in the securities market of Panama totaled $469.7 million, with the primary market, where new issues are made, being the most important, with 53% of the total traded.

"... In the first six months of the year the total cumulative volume of the market represents 53% of the proceeds from all of 2013. Whilst January to June $2,671.8 million was accumulated, from January to December 2013 the figure was $5,018.8 million. "

Panamaamerica.com.pa reports that "... in June this year, in the primary market, Treasury Notes were the largest amount represented with a market share of 41% and $105.5 million traded, followed by bonds $62.7 million (25%). Commercial securities trading also boosted the total market, with $50.6 million, representing 20% of what was negotiated. "



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