Changes to the AIX Qazaq Index Methodology and Constituents

05 January 2022

Following the regular meeting of the AIX Index Committee and quarterly review, the following changes are being made effective January 5th, 2022.

The AIX Qazaq Index Methodology is amended with the creation of a Total Return version of the AIX Qazaq Index, in addition to the existing Price Return version of the same Index. Other more minor changes concern the calculation of the AIX Qazaq Index when Public Holidays affect one of the Exchanges where Index constituents are traded.

Furthermore, KCEL is added to the AIX Qazaq Index effective January 5th, 2022. There are no deletions.

The amended Index methodology and new constituent weights are available at the following link: Index Overview

AIX was formed in 2017 within the Astana International Financial Centre development framework. AIX shareholders are AIFC, Goldman Sachs, the Shanghai stock exchange, the silk Road Fund, and NASDAQ, which also provides the AIX trading platform. The exchange operates within a regulatory environment based on the principles of English Law, thus providing a reliable investment environment. The mission of AIX is to develop an active capital market in Kazakhstan and the region by providing clear and favorable conditions for attracting financing to private and public businesses. AIX develops special segments for mining companies as well as infrastructure projects under the Belt and Road initiative. More
The Astana International Financial Centre was established on the initiative of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev as part of the National Plan “100 steps to implement five institutional reforms”. On July 2, 2020, as part of the meeting of the AIFC Management Council, the Center’s Development Strategy was adopted until 2025. According to it, the vision of the AIFC is to become a leading international financial centre in the region, including Central Asia, the Caucasus, the EAEU countries, Western China, Mongolia and Eastern Europe. The mission of AIFC is to promote the sustainable long-term development of the region. As the Head of State noted, K.Tokayev, “The AIFC with its unique capabilities can act as a universal platform connecting the countries of the region.”