OREANDA-NEWS. February 17, 2016. Centras Securities JSC (Almaty), the managing company of unit investment funds today provided KASE with the following press release:

By 2015 year-end unit investment funds managed by Centras Securities JSC showed the highest yield among all open and interval unit investment funds of Kazakhstan according to the news portal Investfunds.kz and took the top 3 positions of the ranking:

- 1st place – Fund of Eurobonds IUIF with a yield of 79.6% APR for 2015, the net assets increased to KZT239.2 mn.

- 2nd place – Centras-Global markets IUIF with a yield of 71.8% APR for 2015, the net assets increased to KZT307.3 mn - 3rd place

– Treasury OUIF with a yield of 70.9% APR for 2015, the net assets increased to KZT254.3 mn.

The high rates of return were achieved due to the investment of assets of investment funds into liquid and secure financial instruments, as well as due to the successfully implemented strategy to protect fund investors' contributions from the devaluation. Another important achievement is the listing of Fund of Eurobonds IUIF and Centras-Global markets IUIF on Kazakhstan Stock Exchange.

The circulation of equity units on the stock exchange will ensure their availability and liquidity in the secondary market. Now, in order to purchase and sell equity units of Centras Securities there is no need to visit the office of the management company and sole registrar, now anyone interested is able to buy them on the stock exchange through brokers. In addition, in accordance with the Tax Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan the investment income resulting from the sale of equity units on the stock exchange by open auction is not subject to taxation.

We appreciate the trust of our investors, and will continue to adhere to the high efficiency, quality and service reliability. Centras Securities JSC has been operating in the securities market since 2004 and currently is one of its leaders and the largest operator in the market of unit investment funds. As of January 1, 2016 there were KZT49 bn in the investment management of the company. In 2010, the company was rated by a reputable agency Expert RA at A+ "Very high level of reliability and service quality." Centras Securities JSC is part of a financial holding company Centras together with insurance companies IC Centras Insurance JSC, IC Kommesk-Omir JSC, as well as IC Centras Capital LLC, Moscow, the brokerage company working in the Russian stock market.