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1 Country Overview and The Recent Developments of the Libyan Stock Market Presented by: Mr. Ahmed Nagi Central Depository Manager AMEDA 12 TH MEETING SEBRATHA, LIBYA 28 th NOV 2010 TO 01 st DEC 2010 AMEDA 12 TH MEETING SEBRATHA, LIBYA 28 th NOV 2010 TO 01 st DEC 2010

2 LIBYA

3 Information on Libya Location Libya has a geo-strategic location, which lies on the southern coast of the Mediterranean Sea with a length of 1900 Km, from the west its neighbors Tunisia and Algeria, and Egypt from the east. To the south there is Chad, Niger and Sudan. Libya is situated between latitudes N to the south and between longitude 25.9 east. Libya is the fourth African country in terms of area of 1.775,000 square kilometers..

4 About LIBYA: Total population: 6,420,000 Free democratic system Modern Infrastructure is in progress.

5 Economy - overview: The Libyan economy depends primarily upon revenues from the oil sector, which constitute practically all export earnings and about one-quarter of gross domestic product (GDP).GDP Today, high oil revenues and a small population give Libya one of the highest GDPs per person in Africa and have allowed Libya to provide an extensive level of social security. LIBYA

6 Major Economic Indicators (2009): Total GDP (at current prices) $ Billion Income per capita $ Inflation %. 2.4

7 LSM Libyan Stock Market (LSM): The Libyan Stock Market (LSM) has been established since the year of 2006 By the decree of the General Peoples Committee No. (134 LSM is under the supervision of Secretary for the Peoples Committee for Economics, Trade and Investment (Ministry of Economy) LSM is organized as a corporation and acting as an exchange, a depository center and a capital market aythority. The General People's Committee issued decision No. (436) and for the year 2008 on the issuance of the new statute for the Libyan stock market, and to raise its capital to LD 50,000,000 subscribed fully by the Economic and Social Development Fund By the end of 2008, the ESDF AND LSM Board of directors decided to issue IPOs to the general public and to list in the stock market. LSM headquarter is placed in Tripoli and the main branch is in Benghazi and both locations are linked together. Now under the umbrella of the Capital Market Law No. 11 for the year 2010.

8 Networking BENGHAZI TRIPOLE

9 Recent Developments The increased number of investors that reached around 250,000. Number of Registered Companies 41. The increase of the average daily trading value from 157,298 L.D in 2008 to 304,005 L.D in Launching new Investor services in the LSM. (Call Center, SMS, Fax, Portal)

10 The Capital Market Law The issuance of the Capital Market Law with the help of GPC is one of the most important achievements of the LSM The Law regulates the Market in matters relating to listing, trading, membership, registration, and depository This achievement will open the door to a more secure and flexible trading in the Market.

11 Market capitalization (2010): 3,478,170, LD Daily average trading (2010): 304, LD in about 7,465 transactions Number of Brokerage companies (2010): 12 Number of listed companies on the main Table (2010): 12 LSM Sources: LSM

12 CSD within LSM Registry Stock Transfer Corporate Actions Bonus shares Stock Split Raising capital Dividends Payments Trading Settlement Investor Numbers Custodian Services Organizing trading Listing securities Brokerage licensing Market Control Brokers Monitoring Disclosure monitoring

13 CSD Services Custodian of All Financial Securities Settlement & Clearing Corporate Actions Issuer Services Investor Services Brokerage Firms Services Dividend Distribution. IPO Management.

14 LSM Fully Automated Trading system Recorded phones Settlement type is T + 3 Trading priorities : Best price & best time Prompt transfer of ownerships LSM is accessible to all international investors Absence of Capital gain tax

15 LSM Trading Session Continuous Trading Continuous Trading Order Entry 9:00 am Pre-Open Session 10:00To12:00

16 DEPOSITRY & REGESTRY CENTER (CSD) Role: Provide reliable clearing, settlement, central depository and shares registration. ROLLING SETTLEMENT CYCLE : T+3 SETTLEMENT BANK : WHDA BANK SETTLEMENT TAKES PLACE AT 3:00 P.M CSD

17 Paying dividends to shareholders of the listed companies. Inheritance. Pledging of securities. IPOs management.

18 CSD Investor Services 1.Generating and updating the unified Investor Number (IN). 2.Reserving securities of investors unwilling to trade. 3.Transferring securities ownership between investors in execution of families & inheritance deals, court orders, trades made prior to the listing in the market. 4. Issuing two types of Securities Balance Statements at request.

19 CSD Investor Services … cont 5. Providing E-Services to Investors, enabling them to register through Electronic Reports, to view their stock account balances online. 6. Marking pledge on securities

20 The LSM Web-Site

21 International Organizations The LSM deals with various International Organizations which relate to the Securities Exchange. UASE, ASEA, IOSCO, ANNA, WFE (Correspondent), AMEDA, IFIE,

22 Union of Arab Stock Exchange The Libyan Stock Market now leads the management of the Union of Arab Stock Exchanges after hosting the meeting in Tripoli, Libya on the 17th April, 2010

23 Thank you for listening Any Questions????


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