Launch of the repurchase agreement market on Astana International Exchange

Tuesday, 15 November 2022


Astana International Exchange is pleased to announce the launch of the repurchase agreement market on AIX. Market participants can now trade and conduct repo transactions in USD-denominated equities. The repo market is initially available in equities of Kaspi, Kazatomprom and Halyk Bank for durations ranging from overnight to 4 weeks.

Olivier Gueris, Chief Operations Officer of AIX, on the repo initiative:
«This launch offers greater opportunities for local retail investors and trading members and opens our capital market to a wider number of market players, increasing the overall liquidity and transparency on the AIX. AIX is committed to meeting our retail customers’ demand and the creation of repo market will facilitate its continued development and growth.”

The repo market segment may be accessed via a dedicated Repo Webtrader front-end or FIX order management systems. The AIX CSD will carry out the settlement of repo trades.