AIFC Exchange (Astana International Exchange, AIX) - a separate legal entity that is not part of the AIFC bodies structure.
The Exchange was registered by the Astana Financial Centre Authority (AFSA) as an AIFC member in November 2017.
CEO of AIX - Timothy Bennett, he has extensive experience in the field of creating Exchange infrastructures.
The Purpose of the Exchange creation:
• Promoting of the securities market development, ensuring its integration with international capital markets;
• Creation of a platform for carrying out the national company’s privatization program;
• Creating a platform for issuing government and corporate securities;
• Facilitating Kazakhstan's effective participation in the implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative.
Strategic partners of AIFC Exchange are global leaders of the exchange industry - Shanghai Stock Exchange and Nasdaq exchange group. It is also planned to connect the AIX to the Bloomberg Terminal, whose clients are around 2500 brokers.