Table 14.6: SUMMARY OF STOCK MARKET STATISTICS, 2002 - 2008  
(14 April 2002 - 31 December 2008)
Maldives Stock Exchange 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Number of Trades 73 129 252 273 195 925 1,591
Number of Shares Traded 1038 1581 3321 3,722 1,952 80,893 138,819
Number of Trading Days 182 245 247 246 245 236 237
Total Turnover (Mrf) 468,483 633,347 2,056,718 2,771,449 1,457,347 17,068,122 34,757,742
Monthly Average (turnover) (Mrf) 55,116 52,779 171,393 230,954 121,446 1,422,344 2,896,479
Daily Average (turnover) (Mrf) 2,574 2,585 8,327 11,266 5,948 72,323 146,657
Market Capitalization (Mrf) (31st Dec.) 662,638,000 860,366,000 1,334,931,000 1,113,252,150 766,823,300 2,681,701,620 2,246,082,000
Market Capitalization (in USD) 51,567,160 66,954,553 103,885,681 86,634,409 59,674,965 208,692,733 174,792,374
Index or MASIX (31st Dec.) 122.00 154.40 239.60 199.80 137.60 342.70 287.07
Note: Securities Trading Floor (STF) operations commenced on 14th April 2002          
Source: Maldives Stock Exchange              
               
Terminology of the terms              
1. Market Capitalisation:  - Market Capitalisation is used to measure the company's total value. It represents the aggregate  value of a company or its stock.
2. Stock market Index or MASIX:  - It can be used to measure the overall performance of the stock market. For instance, if the MASIX moves upwards it reflects that the market 
  is favourable and vice versa.          
               
               
Table 14.7: SUMMARY OF SECURITIES DEPOSITORY STATISTICS, 2002 - 2008 
 (14 April 2004 - 31 December 2008)
Maldives Securities Depository  2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Total number of accounts  `- `- 238 540 1043 4537 536
Number of Shares held ( 31 Dec) `- `- 2,631 6,322 8,926 316,000 461,884
Withdrawals (%) `- `- 7.98 3.35 0.28 0.37 0.33
Withdrawals (No. of shares) `- `- 210 212 25 1,164 1,537
Note: Maldives Securities Depository (MSD) operations commenced on 14th April 2004        
Source: Maldives Securities Depository