Astana International Exchange is pleased to announce its market operational update for the period from the 19th to the 23rd November 2018.
During the respective period, 351 trades with 72,307 ordinary shares of JSC “NAC “Kazatomprom” (“Kazatomprom”) for the total amount of KZT321 million have been done on AIX. During the same period, there were 32 trades with 20,445 global depository receipts of “Kazatomprom” for US$250.4 thousands. As it had been reported before, unconditional trading in GDRs commenced on 19 November 2018.
Tim Bennett, AIX’s CEO commented:
“Last week the unconditional trading in the “Kazatomprom” global depositary receipts have commenced, which opens a new page in the financial history of Kazakhstan. The dual listing of common shares and GDRs gives market participants additional benefits, such as access to capital, the ability to choose currency when investing, and liquidity.”
AIX. Astana International Exchange (AIX) was formed in 2017 as part of the development of the Astana International Financial Centre, AIFC. On the 14th November 2018, the first trading session on AIX has been launched by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev. AIX’s shareholders include AIFC, Goldman Sachs, Shanghai Stock Exchange, the Silk Road Fund and NASDAQ, which also provides AIXs trading platform. www.aix.kz
AIFC. The AIFC was established on the initiative of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev. In December 2015 President Nazarbayev approved the Constitutional Statute “On the Astana International Financial Centre” (AIFC). The aim of the AIFC is to establish a leading international centre for financial services. The objectives of the AIFC are to attract investment into the economy through the establishment of an attractive environment for investment in financial services, develop local capital markets, ensuring their integration with the international capital markets. www.aifc.kz