Astana International Exchange (AIX) was established in 2017 as part of the Astana International Financial Centre, AIFC. AIX’s mission is to develop the public equity and debt capital markets in Kazakhstan and Central Asian region.
AIX operates in AIFC regulatory environment, a constitutionally separate jurisdiction within Kazakhstan, which is based on English common law principles. AIX is regulated by the Astana Financial Services Authority, an independent regulator established within the AIFC.
AIX operates an industry standard trading system with T+2 settlement through an ecosystem of over 20 local and international trading members.
AIX shareholders are: AIFC, GoldmanSachs, Shanghai Stock Exchange, Silk Road Fund and NASDAQ which provides AIX trading platform.