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Trading and Technology
Sep 12, 2017
Investors’ connection with Dubai Financial Market (DFM) trading activity and services has been made easier than ever with DFM’s new smart services application, which effectively provides investors with a comprehensive one-stop-shop by placing various market services in the palm of their hands. The new app has been launched in line with DFM’s “Smart Borse” strategy that has delivered numerous smart and innovative services for various market participants including investors, brokerage firms and issuers. Read more
Aug 15, 2017
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that its listed companies have recorded a 100% compliance regarding the disclosure of Q2-2017 results within the deadline of 45 days from the end of the period.
The total number of UAE public and private joint stock companies as well as the dually- listed companies on DFM, which disclosed their second quarter results, reached 62 companies. The Exchange submitted a detailed report to the UAE Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) including the disclosure dates and its remarks on the disclosures according to SCA requirements.
Jul 24, 2017
Dubai Financial Market (PJSC) today announced its financial results for the first half of the year ending 30 June 2017, recording a net profit of AED 145.6 Million, compared to AED 139.6 Million during the corresponding period of 2016, a 4% increase. The net profit of the second quarter of 2017 reached AED 43.3 Million, a 19% decrease compared to Q2- 2016 level of AED 53.5 Million. Read more
Jul 11, 2017
Bahrain Bourse (BHB) announced that as of Tuesday, 11th July 2017, and according to the invitation announced by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB), Bahraini and non-Bahraini investors can directly subscribe through the primary market of BHB in the Government Islamic Leasing (Ijarah) Sukuk Issue 24 that have been issued by the CBB on behalf of the Government of Bahrain by giving their orders to registered brokers at Bahrain Bourse. Thereafter, investors will be able to trade the Sukuk in the secondary market at BHB once listed on BHB, which is expected to be on 31st July 2017. Read more
May 22, 2017
The 15th Dubai Financial Market (DFM) Stock Game has ended with total traded value reaching AED 2.6 Billion from 17629 transactions, and the top 13 participants achieving average profit of 6%. The annual competition aimed at sharpening the skills of university and school students in the UAE and abroad. Read more
May 16, 2017
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) has granted SHUAA Capital International Ltd. (a subsidiary of SHUAA Capital) a license to serve as Market Maker on the Exchange. The number of registered Market Makers on ADX has now reached three, including National Bank of Abu Dhabi and Al-Ramz Capital. Read more
May 16, 2017
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that its UAE listed companies have showed a 100% compliance to disclose their Q1- 2017 results within the deadline of 45 days from the end of the quarter. Forty-seven UAE public joint stock companies listed on DFM successfully disclosed their quarterly results, with the exception of Al Firdous as its financial year-ends on 31 March. Read more
May 10, 2017
The ICT sector, a key target segment for the recently-launched Bahrain Investment Market (BIM), an equity market for growing business ventures in Bahrain and the wider MENA region, received an in-depth look at the accessible capital-raising solutions in an orientation session organized by the Bahrain Bourse (BHB) for members of the Bahrain Technology Companies Society (BTECH). Read more
May 09, 2017
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that the rights issue of “Arabtec Holding” is due to be tradable on the exchange from Monday, 15 May until 21 May 2017. Trading of the rights issue enables existing shareholders of the company who do not wish to subscribe to the new shares, which the company plans to issue as part of its capital increase, to sell all or part of their rights to other investors who do wish to subscribe. Read more
May 08, 2017
Dubai Financial Market Company (PJSC) today announced its financial results for the first quarter of the year ending 31 March 2017, reporting a net profit of AED 102.34 Million, a 19% increase compared to AED 86 Million during the corresponding period of 2016. Read more
May 08, 2017
Dubai Financial Market Company (PJSC) today announced its financial results for the first quarter of the year ending 31 March 2017, reporting a net profit of AED 102.34 Million, a 19% increase compared to AED 86 Million during the corresponding period of 2016. Read more
May 04, 2017
Members of the Bahrain Association of Banks (BAB) got an up-close look at the investment opportunities offered by Bahrain Bourse’s (BHB) newly-launched Bahrain Investment Market (BIM), an equity market for growing business ventures in Bahrain and the wider MENA region. The presentation, which took place at the BHB on Thursday (May 4), is part of the BHB’s stakeholder outreach and engagement campaign about the BIM. Read more
Apr 24, 2017
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that the rights issue of Dar Al Takaful is due to be tradable on the exchange from Tuesday, 25 April until 8 May 2017. Trading of the rights issue enables existing shareholders of the company who do not wish to subscribe to the new shares, which the company plans to issue as part of its capital increase, to sell all or part of their rights to other investors who do wish to subscribe. Read more
Apr 18, 2017
As part of its efforts to reinforce its business framework for the benefit of various participants including; issuers, investors and brokerage firms, Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced the introduction of Liquidity Provision Service (LP). The new service enables issuers to mandate a licensed company to provide LP services on a specific share in order to enhance liquidity, market depth and achieve balance between buy and sell. Read more
Apr 02, 2017
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that its UAE listed companies have showed a 100% compliance to disclose their annual results 2016 within the deadline of 3 months from the end of the financial year. All of the 48 UAE public joint stock companies listed on DFM have successfully disclosed their annual results by the end of March 2017. Read more
Mar 19, 2017
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today officially published the final version of its “Standard on Hedging against Investment and Finance Risks”, the first comprehensive standard of its kind, as part of the DFM’s constant efforts to further enhance the guiding framework of Islamic finance and capital markets. This standard is the newest addition to DFM’s Shari’a-compliant standards, which include Standard on Stocks and Standard on Sukuk issued in 2007 and 2014 respectively.
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Feb 20, 2017
Dubai Financial Market Company (PJSC) today launched its investor relations application, which allows users to easily access the company’s financial information and various updates through their hand-held devices. Available in both Arabic and English, the application features key information about the company, updated and historical data of share price, annual and quarterly reports, IR Calendar and Press releases. Investors can also set the Push notifications function to instantly receive updates as soon company news, disclosures and any other new content are posted. Read more
Feb 16, 2017
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that its UAE listed companies have showed a 100% compliance to disclose their preliminary results for the financial year 2016 within the deadline of 45 days from the end of the year in line with the regulations of the Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA). Read more
Feb 07, 2017
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced the inauguration of its state of the art “Smart Trading Floor”, after the completion of a wide-ranging revamp that includes numerous facilities and services. This step is in line with the Smart Borse strategy implemented by DFM over the past three years, which has delivered several innovative services that respond to the evolving requirements of various market participants. Read more
Feb 06, 2017
Dubai Financial Market (PJSC) today announced its results for the financial year ending 31 December 2016, as the Company posted a net profit of AED 253.5 million for the year 2016, compared to AED 261 million in 2015, a 3% decline. Total revenues reached to AED 439.3 million in 2016 compared to AED 451 million in 2015. The total revenue comprised of AED 360.5 million of operational revenues and AED 78.8 million of investment revenues and others. Read more
Feb 01, 2017
PEX launched the English version of its disclosure system "IFSAH"; the aim of this development is to make the listed companies financial performance available to foreign investors. Read more
Jan 31, 2017
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced its intention to launch Central Counterparty (CCP) clearing as part of its constant efforts to further reinforce market structure based on international best practices. The CCP is a specialized clearing entity that will novate trades on DFM for settlement and it is expected to be part of a new DFM post-trade wholly owned subsidiary, which will consolidate all DFM post-trade business. Read more
Jan 02, 2017
The Dubai Financial Market General Index increased by 12.1% to 3531 points at the end of this year compared to 3151 points at the end of 2015. At the sectorial level, indexes of eight out of the nine sectors represented on DFM ended the year in the green, with the Services sector increasing the most by 36%, followed by the Consumer Staples and Discretionary sector by 22.1%, and Telecommunication sector by 21.6%. In contrast the Industrial sector decreased by 16.7%.
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Jan 02, 2017
Bahrain Bourse (BHB) announced on Monday 2nd January 2017 the listing and commencement of trading on Units of the Eskan Bank Realty Income Trust (under the symbol ‘EBRIT’). Marking the occasion of this historic listing, Eskan Bank General Manager Dr. Khalid Abdulla rang the trading session opening bell at the Bourse in the presence of BHB Chief Executive Officer Shaikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, Securities & Investment Company (SICO) Chief Executive Officer Ms. Najla Al Shirawi, and other officials. Read more
Dec 28, 2016
Mr. Nader Azar the CEO of the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) said that the ASE has conducted the periodic quarterly review of the ASE index constituents in purpose of ensuring that the ASE General Price Index reflects the market performance and the trading activity of the listed companies. By this rebalancing, the activity of listed companies in regard to trading during the last quarter has been reviewed. Read more
Dec 19, 2016
The Chief Executive Officer of  Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) Mr. Nader Azar said that from the ASE Permanent keenness to enhance transparency and disclosure of the capital market, and to meet the needs and requirements of the investors and those who are interested in the ASE; and under the ASE pursuit to improve and develop the services provided to individuals and business sector, and provide the required Data with high accuracy and at the appropriate time; Read more
Dec 12, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today launched its “IPO Communications Guide”, as part of the exchange’s continuous efforts to develop various practical guides that explains the regulatory framework of going public as well as the international best practices related to stages of implementation of an IPO. Read more
Dec 08, 2016
The Council of Damascus Securities Exchange (DSE) management decisions on the 8th of December are included allowances’ modification of DSE system, Clearing and Central Depository Center in addition to amendment of the trading firms and brokerage services commissions system, paragraphs (a, b), Article No. /2/. The application of these decisions starts as of the date 01/01/2017.
Dec 06, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that the rights issue of “Emirates Islamic Bank” is due to be tradable on the exchange between Wednesday 7 December and Wednesday 21 December 2016.  Trading of the rights issue enables existing shareholders of the bank who do not wish to subscribe to the new shares, which the bank plans to issue as part of its capital increase, to sell all or part of their rights to other investors who do wish to subscribe. Read more
Nov 30, 2016
Damascus Securities Exchange has launched electronic ownership notification service in coordination with the International Bank for Trade and Finance. under this arrangement the interested shareholders can subscribe to this optional service and get a user name and password for the joint account from any branch of this bank, this service is a part of the Permanent market quest to develop its services in line with the current circumstances, in addition to facilitate the transactions of both investors and shareholders who are already in the market and new ones.
Nov 16, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) announced today that its UAE listed companies have showed a 100% compliance to disclose their quarterly results within the deadline of 45 days from the end of the period. All the 47 UAE public joint stock companies listed on DFM successfully disclosed their Q3-2016 results.
Meanwhile, DFM suspended trading of two dually listed companies namely; ALMADINA & IFA, which missed the deadline to disclose the financial statements as per the UAE Securities and commodities Authority (SCA) and DFM requirements. 
Nov 15, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that it will actively participate in the “UAE Innovation Week 2016”, the nationwide initiative that aims to  reflect the country’s impressive achievements in terms of innovation as well as further reinforcing the culture of innovation across all sectors. This initiative is in line with the vison of Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. Read more
Nov 13, 2016
Muscat Securities Market announced introduction of Day Trading on the 13th of November. Day Trading means buying and selling the same shares in the same trading day, or selling existing shares and buying them back in the same day, through the same broker. Read more
Nov 09, 2016
The Chairman of Bahrain Bourse Mr. Yusuf Abdulla Humood issued on Sunday, 6th of November 2016 Resolution No. (8) of 2016 in respect of Bahrain Investment Market (BIM) fees. Read more
Nov 06, 2016
Bahrain Bourse (BHB) announced that as of Sunday 6th November 2016, and according to the invitation announced by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB), Bahraini and non-Bahraini investors can directly subscribe through the primary market of BHB in the Government Development Bonds No. 13 that have been issued by the CBB on behalf of the Government of Bahrain by giving their orders to registered brokers at Bahrain Bourse. Read more
Oct 30, 2016
Dubai Financial Market Company (PJSC) today announced its financial results for the first nine months of 2016, recording a net profit of AED 175million, a 29% decrease from AED 245.5 million in the same period of 2015. Net profit in the third quarter of 2016 reached AED 35.4 million, compared to AED 45.4 million in the third quarter of 2015. Read more
Oct 24, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that the rights issue of “Al Ramz Corporation Investment and Development” is due to be tradable on the exchange between Tuesday 25th October and Monday 7th November 2016. Trading of the rights issue enables existing shareholders of the company who do not wish to subscribe to the new shares, which the company plans to issue as part of its capital increase, to sell all or part of their rights to other investors who do wish to subscribe. The rights issue is a financial instrument representing the rights that are legally granted to the company's shareholders to have priority in subscribing for the company's capital increase shares that will be issued. Read more
Oct 18, 2016
The number of digital projects offered by the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) at its platform in GITEX2016 has reached 12 projects, in the e-Government platform at GITEX Tech week. ADX participation in GITEX under the umbrella of Abu Dhabi e-Government arises from ADX commitment to support the strategic objectives of the Abu Dhabi Plan in creating a business environment that is both competitive and flexible through focusing on the digital transformation Abu Dhabi is witnessing. Read more
Oct 16, 2016
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) Chief Executive, Mr. Rashed Al Blooshi, said that ADX’s participation in GITEX Tech week is a giant step that complements the institutional efforts started 10 years ago to build the e-Government in Abu Dhabi. ADX Chief Executive added “the digital services offered here are considered the top in the region within the digital scope that goes in line with the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030”. Read more
Oct 11, 2016
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) Mr. Nader Azar, said that the ASE is still receiving the quarterly reports of the period ended in September 30, 2016, from all companies listed at the ASE which have been reviewed by their auditors. Read more
Oct 10, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today launched the draft of its “Standard on Hedging against Investment and Finance Risks”, the first of its kind all-inclusive standard on its website; www.dfm.ae. The exchange invited various Islamic Finance professionals to provide counsel and feedback on the standard. The consultation period will be concluded on 10 November 2016, as the final step prior to its official launch. Read more
Oct 09, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced the details of its participation in GITEX 2016, the information technology exhibition scheduled from 16 to 20 October 2016 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.  DFM will display a comprehensive array of services and solutions developed as part of its “Smart Borse” strategy and in line with the vision and directions of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, as well as the leading position of DFM and the expectations of market participants. Read more
Oct 09, 2016
Bahrain Bourse (BHB) announced on Sunday, 9th October 2016 that 92% of the listed shareholding companies at the Bourse transferred its shares to the electronic registry and deposited them in the Clearing, Settlement, and Central Depository & Registry system of the Bourse.  This step came within the procedures that were taken by companies in the past couple of months to amend their status to go in line with Resolution No. (5) that has been issued by the Chairman of the Bourse in respect of amending some of the listing requirements of companies at BHB. Read more
Oct 09, 2016
Bahrain Bourse announced that it has recently obtained the approval of the Central Bank of Bahrain on the Bahrain Investment Market Rules, which represents one of the initiatives launched by the Bourse to meet the financing requirements of the companies. Read more
Oct 09, 2016
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) has climbed %0.12 in September to reach 4476 and become the second growing index in the GCC after Bahrain. The retail sector gained %6.15 followed by telecommunications (%1.27) and the banking sector (%0.67). Meanwhile the services sector has declined by % 7.94 and the industry sector by %4.77. The energy sector has also declined by %3.84; real-estate by %2.55; investment and financial services by %1.17 and insurance sector by %0.12. Read more
Oct 04, 2016
The total value of margin trading in Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) has reached 10.5 billion Dirhams during the first nine months of 2016. The value of margin trading, according to Mr. Rashed Al Blooshi, Chief Executive of ADX, has represented %15.5 of total trade deals in the market that equaled 68 billion Dirhams. Read more
Oct 03, 2016
The market value of shares owned by foreign nationals in Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) has reached 44.6 billion Dirhams by August 2016, an increase of 11% compared to the same period of last year according to Mr. Rashed Al Blooshi, Chief Executive of ADX. Read more
Sep 28, 2016
Boursa Kuwait launched Market Makers Rules, on Boursa Kuwait's website and called on stakeholders for a market wide consultation. The consultation will run until 11 October, 2016 where feedback will be collated and analyzed by Boursa Kuwait to derive optimal results.
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Sep 26, 2016
Mr. Nader Azar the CEO of the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) said that the ASE has conducted the periodic quarterly review of the ASE index constituents in purpose of ensuring that the ASE General Price Index reflects the market performance and the trading activity of the listed companies. By this rebalancing, the activity of listed companies in regard to trading during the last quarter has been reviewed. Read more
Sep 25, 2016
As part of its regular BCP procedures, Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) in cooperation with QFMA, brokers and business partners successfully conducted an industry-wide BCP exercise on Friday 23rd September. The proposed scenario involved a major disaster striking QSE primary data centre during the continuous trading phase of the trading session. Read more
Sep 24, 2016
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) has granted Al Ramz Capital license to practice Market Making activity in the Exchange, thus making Al Ramz Capital the first company to be “directly” licensed by ADX to act as a Market Maker, and the second company practicing this function in ADX after National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) who started their market making activities in ADX in 2015. Read more
Sep 21, 2016
In view of Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) keenness to encourage listed companies to adhere to the international best practices in disclosure, transparency and investor relations (IR), and shortly after launching the IR Excellence Program in 2015 in cooperation with Iridium, which acts on behalf of QSE in rating and assessment mission; QSE management is pleased to announce the launch of the Program for a second year. Read more
Sep 18, 2016
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) market capitalization has jumped to reach 441 billion dirhams during the first eight months of 2016, according to Rashed Al Blooshi, Chief Executive of ADX. Read more
Sep 05, 2016
The Casablanca Stock Exchange organized, September 5, 2016, a press conference to present its new trading and surveillance technology "Millennium". 
Sep 04, 2016
In an attempt to club all blue chip stocks under a separate market segment, the Muscat Securities Market (MSM) has divided listed joint stock companies into six different sub-segments.
All the best performing companies have been brought into the regular market after evaluating the firms on the basis of eight new criteria, which include a higher paid up capital of OMR5 million, instead of OMR2 million earlier, posting net profits not less than 5 per cent of paid-up capital for the last two years, a minimum of 40 per cent free floating shares on the bourse and shareholders’ equity of not less than 120 per cent of paid-up capital. Read more
Sep 01, 2016
During Q3 2016, three listed companies held their financial communications at the headquarters of the Stock Exchange to the address of analysts and media to present the financial situation, achievements and their outlooks for the future.
Sep 01, 2016
Further building on its affiliation with Thomson Reuters, Boursa Kuwait announced the launch of phase 2 of its upgraded Financial Data Service on its website, presenting its stakeholders with the most up to date financial information in relation to all listed companies, including charts and comparability abilities. Read more
Sep 01, 2016
The Board members of Damascus Securities Exchange issued decision No. / 1058 / in order to amend Article / 35 / of the trading instructions and re-activation of paragraph (b). The decision has executed as of the trading session of Thursday, Sep 1st 2016 to become as following: Read more
Aug 31, 2016
The MSM publishes a Disclosure Guide for listed public Joint Stock Companies so as to be a reference for these companies to know the legal responsibilities pertaining to disclosure at the capital market sector in Oman. Read more
Aug 25, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that “Global for Shares & Bonds Company” has been accredited to provide Direct Market Access (DMA) for global brokers lifting the number of DMA service providers to 13 brokerage firms. The exchange is currently processing similar applications from other brokerage firms in collaboration with the Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA). Read more
Aug 25, 2016
First half financial results showed that thirty nine of forty nine listed companies achieved a net profit of 165,522,201 USD; the eight loss making companies recorded a total loss of (2,964,008 USD). Two companies which are suspended on the market failed to disclose within the set deadline. Read more
Aug 18, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that “Sharjah Islamic Financial Services” has been accredited to provide Margin Trading service, lifting the total number of DFM brokerage firms providing this service to 34 companies. Read more
Aug 15, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that its listed local companies have recorded a 100% compliance regarding the disclosure of Q2-2016 results within the deadline of 45 days from the end of the period.
The total number of UAE public and private joint stock companies listed on DFM, which disclosed their second quarter results, reached 47 companies. The Exchange submitted a detailed report to the UAE Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) including the disclosure dates and its remarks on the disclosures according to SCA requirements.
DFM has suspended trading of one dually listed company namely; Al Madina for Finance and Investment, which missed the deadline to provide the exchange with full financial statements as per the UAE Securities and commodities Authority (SCA) and DFM requirements.
Jul 25, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (PJSC) today announced its financial results for the first half of the year ending 30 June 2016, recording a net profit of AED 139.6 Million, compared to AED 200 Million during the corresponding period of 2015, a 30% decrease. The net profit of the second quarter of 2016 reached AED 53.5 Million, a 60% decrease compared to Q2- 2015 level of AED 132.4 Million. Read more
Jul 18, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that “Union Brokerage Company” has been accredited to provide Margin Trading service, lifting the total number of DFM brokerage firms providing this service to 33 companies. Read more
Jul 17, 2016
Bahrain Bourse (BHB) announced that as of Sunday 17th July 2016, and according to the invitation announced by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB), Bahraini and non-Bahraini investors can directly subscribe through the primary market of BHB in the Government Development Bonds No. 12 that have been issued by the CBB on behalf of the Government of Bahrain by giving their orders to registered brokers at Bahrain Bourse. Thereafter, investors will be able to trade the bonds in the secondary market at BHB once listed on BHB, which is expected to be on 7th August 2016. Read more
Jul 17, 2016
The  Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) will start applying the  " The Regulating Directives for Trading in Unlisted Securities at the ASE"  which   were  issued by virtue of the provisions of Article 72 of the Securities law No. 76 of 2002  as of  the 4th of August,2016 coincide with applying the" Listing Securities Directives for the year 2016". The issued directives introduced new concepts and advanced overview taking into consideration the international standards in transparency and disclosure, and introducing mechanism for trading in unlisted securities in a separate market that is the Over-The-Counter (OTC) Market. Read more
Jul 12, 2016
Bahrain Bourse (BHB) announced on Sunday, 3rd July 2016 the launch of its new website http://www.bahrainbourse.com. The new website encompasses various improvements and enhancements in terms of design and content that can help users and improves their browsing mechanism by making it more interactive and facilitates the searching process on static pages or pages containing dynamic statistical data. Read more
Jun 29, 2016
Mr. Nader Azar the CEO of the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) said that the ASE has conducted the periodic quarterly review of the ASE index constituents in purpose of ensuring that the ASE General Price Index reflects the market performance and the trading activity of the listed companies. By this rebalancing, the activity of listed companies in regard to trading during the last quarter has been reviewed. After that, the ASE has conducted its screening process for all listed companies using the full market capitalization of the companies and the number of trading days during last quarter. Read more
Jun 22, 2016
The Capital Market Authority Board have amended the level of commission on any buy or sell of equity share transactions by increasing it from (0.00120) one hundred and twenty in one hundred thousand (0.120 %) equating to 12 base point or 12 Riyals for every ten thousand Riyals transaction, to be (0.00155) one hundred and fifty five in one hundred thousand (0.155 %) which equates to (15.5) base points or 15.5 Riyals for every ten thousand of the deal's value.
Jun 21, 2016
The Amman Stock Exchange launches the new version of the “Market Watch Live” Program starting Monday, the 20th of June 2016. This new version characterized by the ease of use and display of the information using the Pop-Up windows method inside the web browser.
The program offers many features and services that can help investors in following up the trading sessions, such as; displaying lists of the companies trading prices that increased or decreased or not changed the executed trades in the market, the most active securities besides a group of illustrative graphs.
 
Jun 20, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) has recorded AED 527 million of trading in Rights Issues of three listed companies since the beginning of 2016. The Rights Issues are for Ajman Bank, Dubai Parks & Resorts and Dubai Islamic Bank. The robust activity clearly indicates the significance of this new instrument that has enabled shareholders who do not wish to subscribe to the new shares to sell all or part of their Rights to other investors who do wish to subscribe. Read more
Jun 14, 2016
Boursa Kuwait Securities Company (BKSC), the company founded in April 2014 by the Capital Markets Authority to become the new operator and owner of the Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE), launched on the 14th of June an online communication center to be the home and first point of reference for the latest news, preparations, and developments regarding Boursa Kuwait takeover of the Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE). Boursa Kuwait also announced that it began the first stage of the company’s recruitment process, starting with an exclusive application period for current KSE staff the ends on June 30th. Read more
Jun 13, 2016
The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) announces the regulatory approval of the Capital Market Authority to amend the settlement cycle of listed securities in the equity market to be within two subsequent working days of trade execution (T +2). This change will take place during the first half of 2017. Read more
Jun 06, 2016
For the fifth consecutive year and as part of its leading investor and issuer services, Dubai Financial Market (DFM) has successfully accomplished the cash dividend distribution for the financial year 2015.  As much as AED 10.5 billion been disseminated to 223,000 investors.
The number of listed companies that have outsourced the dividend distribution process to DFM increased from 13 companies during the previous year to 26 companies this year. Investors received their dividends via iVESTOR Card, bank transfer as well as cheques. Read more
May 31, 2016
Dubai Financial Market today launched the “Direct Deals Service”, a new process that enables investors and brokerage firms to accomplish bulky deals on shares of a listed company while exempted from the price cap in effect (15% up and 10% down). The price must not exceed the previous closing price by 25% up or down, will not be reflected on the closing price, the DFM General Index, and high and low prices during the session or the 52 weeks. Read more
May 29, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that the rights issue of “Dubai Islamic Bank” is due to be tradable on the exchange between Monday, 30 May 2016 and 13 June 2016.  Trading of the rights issue enables existing shareholders of the company who do not wish to subscribe to the new shares, which the company plans to issue as part of its capital increase, to sell all or part of their rights to other investors who do wish to subscribe. The rights issue is a financial instrument representing the rights that are legally granted to the company's shareholders to have priority in subscribing for the company's capital increase shares that will be issued. Read more
May 29, 2016
An agreement was signed between Bahrain Bourse (BHB) and Securities & Investment Co. (SICO) on Thursday, 26th May 2016, to approve SICO as a Market Maker at the bourse. 
The agreement was signed by the Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Bourse Sh. Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa, and the Chief Executive Officer of SICO Mrs. Najla Al-Shirawi. Read more
May 18, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that the rights issue of “Ajman Bank” is due to be tradable on the exchange between Sunday, 22 May 2016 and 5 June 2016.  Trading of the rights issue enables existing shareholders of the company who do not wish to subscribe to the new shares, which the company plans to issue as part of its capital increase, to sell all or part of their rights to other investors who do wish to subscribe. The rights issue is a financial instrument representing the rights that are legally granted to the company's shareholders to have priority in subscribing for the company's capital increase shares that will be issued. Read more
May 17, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that its UAE listed companies have showed a 98% compliance to disclose their Q1- 2016 results within the deadline of 45 days from the end of the first quarter. Forty-Six UAE public joint stock companies listed on DFM successfully disclosed their quarterly results, while one company only, Gulf General Investments, has missed the cutoff date. Read more
May 15, 2016
The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawula the official launch of its newly designed website on Sunday 15th May 2016.
Tadawul seeks to provide a more interactive and user friendly experience through designing its website based on the best international standards regarding capital markets, quality of services, and market data aiming at meeting the needs of all market participants.
Moreover, the website has been redesigned to enable easy access, facilitate browsing, and improve display of news and market data and indices on its home page.
The newly-designed website displays content that is compatible with all kinds of smart devices and applications based on the best technologies, ensuring a seamless browsing experience.
May 03, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that the Rights Issue of “Dubai Parks and Resorts” is due to be tradable on the exchange between Wednesday, 4 May 2016 and 18 May 2016.  Trading of the rights issue enables existing shareholders of the company who do not wish to subscribe to the new shares, which the company plans to issue as part of its capital increase, to sell all or part of their rights to other investors who do wish to subscribe. The Rights Issue is a financial instrument representing the rights that are legally granted to the company's shareholders to have priority in subscribing for the company's capital increase shares that will be issued.
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May 01, 2016
Dubai Financial Market Company (PJSC) today announced its financial results for the first quarter of the year ending 31 March 2016, reporting a net profit of AED 86 Million, a 27% increase compared to AED 67.7 Million during the corresponding period of 2015. Read more
Apr 28, 2016
Bahrain Bourse (BHB) announced that as of Monday 2nd May 2016, and according to the invitation announced by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB), Bahraini and non-Bahraini investors can directly subscribe through the primary market of BHB in the Government Development Bonds No. 11 that have been issued by the CBB on behalf of the Government of Bahrain by giving their orders to registered brokers at Bahrain Bourse. Thereafter, investors will be able to trade the bonds in the secondary market at BHB once listed on BHB, which is expected to be on 22nd May 2016. Read more
Apr 18, 2016
Bahrain Bourse announced on Monday, 18th April 2016 the issuance of a consultation paper on Market Making in Bahrain Bourse. The paper was disclosed on the bourse’s website in order to receive the views and opinions of Bahrain Bourse Market Participants, prior to the implementation of the Market Making Rules and Guidelines. Read more
Apr 13, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) and Nasdaq Dubai today announced that the 14th round of the Annual Trading Game for students, the most popular educational competition amongst school and university students in the UAE and beyond, will run between 26 April and 10 May 2016. The game comprises trading equities and, for the first time, equity derivatives as well. Read more
Apr 04, 2016
The CEO of the ASE, Mr. Nader Azar, said that according to the listing securities Directives for the year 2012; all companies listed at the ASE should submit their annual reports reviewed by their auditors within three month of the end of its fiscal year. Note that the number of listed companies at the ASE reached 225 companies, including (7) suspended from trading. Read more
Apr 04, 2016
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange announced that the disclosure percentage of its listed companies has reached 92.3% with respect to disclosure of annual financial results for the year 2015. The companies achieved this percentage within the specified legal time limit of 90 days as of the end of the financial period. Sixty out of the total sixty five of the Exchange’s local and foreign public joint stock companies have been committed to this percentage. Read more
Mar 31, 2016
The CEO of Amman Stock Exchange (ASE), Mr. Nader Azar, said that according to the listing securities Directives for the year 2012; all companies listed at the ASE should submit their annual reports reviewed by their auditors within three month of the end of its fiscal year. Note that the number of listed companies at the ASE reached 225 companies, including 7 suspended from trading. Read more
Mar 30, 2016
Mr. Nader Azar the CEO of the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) said that the ASE has conducted the periodic quarterly review of the ASE index constituents in purpose of ensuring that the ASE General Price Index reflects the market performance and the trading activity of the listed companies. By this rebalancing, the activity of listed companies in regard to trading during the last quarter has been reviewed. After that, the ASE has conducted its screening process for all listed companies using the full market capitalization of the companies and the number of trading days during last quarter. It is worth mentioning that the criteria adopted by the ASE are similar to the international practices applied in this field. These criteria are applied by many leading international index providers. Read more
Mar 16, 2016
The Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Bourse (BHB), Sh. Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa issued on Wednesday, 16th March 2016 Resolution No. (11) of 2016 in respect of adopting the Guidelines on the Trading of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and Funds Instruments listed at Bahrain Bourse. 
Trading in the REITs and Funds Instruments Market will be conducted during the trading session of BHB, from Sunday to Thursday between 9:30am and 1:00pm. Read more
Mar 15, 2016
The Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Bourse (BHB), Sheikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa issued on Thursday, 10th March 2016 Resolution No. (10) of 2016 in respect of approving the data distribution fees of Bahrain Bourse for licensed data vendors, effective on 3rd April 2016. Read more
Mar 09, 2016
The shareholders of Dubai Financial Market Company (PJSC) have approved the Balance Sheet and Income Statement for the fiscal year ending 31 December 2015, during the Annual General Meeting held on Wednesday, 9 March 2016. DFM shareholders also ratified the Board of Director’s report on the company’s performance and its financial position for the fiscal year ending 31 December 2015, the external auditor’s report and the Fatwa and Sharia’a Supervisory Board report. DFM Company shareholders also ratified the Board’s suggestion of a 5% cash dividend, equivalent to AED 400 million of the capital. Read more
Mar 08, 2016
The Board of Directors of Bahrain Bourse (BHB) held its first meeting for the year 2016 on Monday, 7th March 2016 chaired by Mr. Yusuf Abdulla Humood, Chairman of the Bourse. 
The Board discussed the subjects on the agenda including the latest developments at Bahrain Bourse. 
The Board also reviewed the periodic report on BHB’s performance, other bourses, and GCC stock markets as well as a report on the follow-up of the Board’s resolutions. Read more
Mar 03, 2016
The Dubai Financial Market General Index increased by 8.1% to 3240 points at the end of February compared to 2998 points at the end of January. At the sectorial level, indexes of seven sectors out of nine sectors represented on DFM ended the month in green with the Real Estate and Construction sector index increased the most by 16.1%, followed by the Transportation sector with 11.4%, the Financial & Investment services sector index by 11.3%, the Telecommunication sector index by 9.8%. The Banks sector index decreased by 1.3. Read more
Mar 02, 2016
Tunis Stock Exchange presented at the beginning of this year its new catalogue of services to listed companies, which were exhibited in a meeting organized on the 7th of January, to discuss about the advantages of financial communication addressed to investors.
 
A second workshop was held on the 2nd of March under the theme “Preparation and Holding of General Meetings, Practices and Processes”.
Feb 25, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that “Integrated Securities” has been accredited to provide Direct Market Access (DMA) for global brokers lifting the number of DMA service providers to 12 brokerage firms. The exchange is currently processing similar applications from other brokerage firms in collaboration with the Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA). Read more
Feb 17, 2016
In a step through which it aims to enhance its status on the local and regional level, Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange will apply the developed version of the Circuit Breaker System starting from Thursday, February 18th, 2016. The improvements on the Circuit Breaker System based on the new method offer many positive features such as the existence of two levels of Breaker Circuit and the entering of the security in the price bid period along with the ability to enter new orders and modify the previous ones. This will ensure instantaneous effectiveness and transparency of all parties in the trading process. Read more
Feb 09, 2016
Damascus Securities Exchange (DSE) launched the online property record service which gives the investor the chance to check his property record of stocks in the listed companies at DSE, the service aim to make the access possible and easy all over the world through internet.
Feb 04, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (PJSC) today announced its results for the financial year ending 31st December 2015 as the Company posted a net profit of AED 261 million for the year 2015, compared to AED 759.3 million in 2014, a 66% decline. Total revenues reached to AED 451 million in 2015 compared to AED 936.7 million in 2014. The total revenue comprised of AED 393.7 million of operational revenues and AED 57.3 million of investment revenues and others. Read more
Jan 31, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced it has charted an all-inclusive plan to reinforce its momentous innovation journey based on suggestions generated during (UAE Innovation Week 2015); the initiative launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai in order to encourage innovation across all sectors. Read more
Jan 24, 2016
The Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Bourse (BHB), Sheikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa issued on Sunday, 24th January 2016 Resolution No. (1) of 2016 in respect of adopting the Guidelines on the Trading of Treasury Bills (T-Bills) at the Bourse. Read more
Jan 20, 2016
The Chairman of Bahrain Bourse (BHB), Mr. Yusuf Abdulla Humood issued on Wednesday, 20th January 2016 Resolution No. (1) of 2016 in respect of introducing the Treasury Bills Market at Bahrain Bourse and adding it to the markets at BHB for trading. Read more
Jan 11, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that “International Financial Brokerage” has been accredited to provide Margin Trading service, lifting the total number of DFM brokerage firms providing this service to 32 companies. Read more

Jan 03, 2016
The Dubai Financial Market General Index decreased by 16.5% to 3151 points at the end of this year compared to 3774 points at the end of 2014. At the sectoral level, indexes of six out of the nine sectors represented on DFM ended the year in the red, with the Real Estate and Construction sector decreasing the most by 25.4%, followed by the Industrial sector and Financial & Investment Services sector by 22.7%, 19.1% respectively. In contrast the Consumer Staples and Discretionary sector increasing the most by 39.8%, followed by the Services sector by 6.3% and the Telecommunication sector by 1.2%. Read more
Jan 03, 2016
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE), Mr. Nader Azar, said that the ASE witnessed a slight decline in performance during 2015.  The ASE price index weighted by free float shares decreased to reach (2136.3) point at the end of 2015 compared with (2165.5) point by the end of 2014; a decrease of (1.35%), despite this decline, the performance of the ASE is considered better than most Arab markets performance. The market capitalization of listed shares at the ASE decreased slightly to JD (18) billion; a decrease of (0.5%), compared with last year 2014 closing, constituting (70.7%) of the GDP. Read more
Dec 31, 2015
Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) witnessed decline in performance during 2015. ISX regulated 233 trading session at a rate of five meetings per week. The most important indicators were:
1. Number of listed companies: 98 Iraqi companies.
The number increased by listing: 17 new companies and deletion of 2 companies during 2015.
2. Number of listed shares increased to 8.7 trillion shares, with a rise of 53% compared to 2014, including 5.669 trillion shares representing capitals of 23 listed Bank, its shares representing 65% of the total listed shares. Therefore, the banking sector is still the leader in ISX. Read more
Dec 31, 2015
Palestine Exchange traded value of Thursday December 31, 2015 of USD 32,797,175 was the highest value in one session since 2013.  The majority of this, USD 20 million, was a result of cross order institutional transactions on the National Bank, Bank of Palestine and Palestine Development & Investment Company. Total value traded for 2015 was USD 320 million.
In the same context, Al Quds index was the best performer in 2015 in comparison with other regional indices, PEX general Index ended the year at 532.73 points (up 4.10%) making PEX the only exchange in the green while all regional exchanges ended the year in the red.
Dec 30, 2015
The Palestine Exchange (PEX) announced the new composition of the Al-QUDS INDEX for the year 2016 to take effect as of the 3rd of January, 2016. The index includes 15 out of 49 listed companies. The selected companies present 83% of total Market Cap as of the 17th of December 2015.
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Dec 10, 2015
Qatar Stock Exchange announced the introduction of Margin Trading at QSE and the start of application process to allow QSE members get licensed as Margin Lenders. Once a brokerage firm is licensed as a Margin Lender, it will be able to perform margin trading activity at Qatar Stock Exchange. Read more
Nov 17, 2015
Based on the approval of the Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA), Dubai Financial Market (DFM) would like to notify its valued investors that trading on the shares of Dubai Development Company “PJSC” will be resumed as of Thursday, November 19, 2015 trading session. Read more
Nov 15, 2015
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced the official launch of its newly designed website; www.dfm.ae, the integrated link providing various market participants a unified and effective platform to access and benefit of various services and market data through countless new pages. Read more
Nov 11, 2015
Upon the approval of the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB), the chairman of Bahrain Bourse Mr. Yusuf Abdulla Humood issued on Wednesday, 11th November the resolution No. (5) regarding amending the listing requirements of the listed shareholding companies on the Main Board in Bahrain Bourse, including the currently listed companies on the Bourse and the companies that intend to list their securities in the future. Read more
Nov 10, 2015
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that “Al Fajer Securities” has been accredited to provide Margin Trading service, lifting the total number of DFM brokerage firms providing this service to 31 companies. Read more
Nov 03, 2015
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Amman Stock Exchange (ASE), Mr. Nader Azar, said that according to the listing securities Directives for the year 2012; all companies listed at the ASE should submit their quarterly reports reviewed by their auditors within one month of the end of the relevant quarter. Noting that the listed companies at the ASE are (230) companies; including (14) companies suspended from trading. Read more
Oct 31, 2015
Mr. Nader Azar the CEO of the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) said that the ASE has conducted the periodic quarterly review of the ASE index constituents in purpose of ensuring that the ASE General Price Index reflects the market performance and the trading activity of the listed companies. By this rebalancing, the activity of listed companies in regard to trading during the last quarter has been reviewed. After that, the ASE has conducted its screening process for all listed companies using the full market capitalization of the companies and the number of trading days during last quarter. It is worth mentioning that the criteria adopted by the ASE are similar to the international practices applied in this field. These criteria are applied in a number of leading international index providers such as the S&P Dow Jones. Read more
Oct 27, 2015
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that the rights issue of “Takaful Emarat” is due to be tradable on the exchange between Sunday, 1 November 2015 and 15 November 2015.  Trading of the rights issue enables existing shareholders of the company who do not wish to subscribe to the new shares, which the company plans to issue as part of its capital increase, to sell all or part of their rights to other investors who do wish to subscribe. Read more
Oct 26, 2015
Dubai Financial Market Company (PJSC) today announced its financial results for the first nine months of the year ended 30 September 2015, recording a net profit of AED 245.5 million, a 60% decrease from AED 621 million in the same period of 2014.  Net profit in the third quarter of 2015 reached AED 45.4 million, compared to AED 153.5 million in the third quarter of 2014. Read more
Oct 22, 2015
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) starts trading on Amer Group shares after division into 2 companies, Amer Group Holding - Amer Group (the dividing company) and Porto Group Holding - Porto Group (the divided company) on Thursday, October 22, 2015, after the company met all of the listing requirements. Read more
Oct 14, 2015
Innovative services efficiently provide investors with information through multiple platforms wherever they are at any time: 
Dubai Financial Market Enables Public and Market Participants to Experience “Smart Borse” End- to-End during GITEX 2015
DFM revelations at the exhibition:
  • The new smart phone application enables users to track their stock portfolio
  • The launch of Apple Watch application for instant access of market data
  • New Market Watch webpage providing investors with real time data and “Market Depth”
  • New technology to disseminate Market Watch data through Dashboards in cooperation with “Gargash Enterprises”
  • Market data access through technologies of “Augmented Reality”  Read more
Oct 13, 2015
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange has successfully finished the necessary preparations to ensure a strong and distinguished participation in the Thirty Fifth Edition of Gitex of the 2015 season. The event is organized at Dubai World Trade Center part of Abu Dhabi E-government Corner in the period between 18th and 22nd of October, 2015 within a platform that was specifically designed for this purpose. Read more
Oct 07, 2015
With reference to Selling Rights Issue Rules issued by QFMA pursuant to its Board decision no. (3) for the year 2014 dated 09.03.2014, published in the Official Gazette(fifth edition dated 25.03.2014). 
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Oct 01, 2015
The Tunis Stock Exchange has launched in July its market education Website called myiInvestia.com. This website is a free online market game for the potential investors to familiarize themselves with the real conditions of the stock market and learn the good management rules of a securities portfolio.
This apprenticeship period was continued by the opening of a third trading competition on the 1st of October.
Oct 01, 2015
The Tunis Stock Exchange has opened from October 2015 its market education Website called MyInvestia.com.
This portal is a free online market game for the potential investors to familiarize themselves with the real conditions of the stock market and learn the good management rules of a securities portfolio. The 3rd edition of the Challenge began on the 1st of October and ends on January 22nd 2016.
Sep 30, 2015
Mr. Nader Azar the CEO of the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) said that the ASE has conducted the periodic quarterly review of the ASE index constituents in purpose of ensuring that the ASE General Price Index reflects the market performance and the trading activity of the listed companies. By this rebalancing, the activity of listed companies in regard to trading during the last quarter has been reviewed. Read more
Sep 28, 2015
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that “Index Securities” has been accredited to provide Margin Trading service, lifting the total number of DFM brokerage firms providing this service to 30 companies. Read more
Sep 14, 2015
Structured as per Government of Dubai’s call centre standards and international practices:
Dubai Financial Market Achieves Customer Happiness through its Advanced Investor Centre
  • The centre successfully handled 31 thousands inquiries from investors during first half of 2015
  • Maryam Fikri: “With recent development efforts, the DFM investor service centre exhibits advanced technology, multiple communication channels as well as the full readiness of the team” Read more
Sep 06, 2015
The Saudi Stock Exchange is pleased to announce that Sunday, 13th September, 2015 will be the “Go-Live” date for the new X-Stream INET trading platform by NASDAQ. The launch comes after completion of the necessary system testing, and after ensuring full technical and functional readiness and connectivity with market members and data vendors. Read more

Sep 01, 2015
The Dubai Financial Market (DFM), the leading exchange in the region, is now powered by Avaya’s SDN FX fabric networking technology. The exchange has selected this solution for its ability to effectively and efficiently cater to day-to-day needs, while also offering the convenience of scalability to grow and provide a superior end-user experience. Read more
Sep 01, 2015
The Arab Palestinian Shopping Centers PLC started trading today, the 1st of September 2015, using its new symbol "BRAVO" which accommodates with the company Trade Mark and business nature. PEX made the necessary procedures to affect the amendment on its trading platform, based on the application received from the company on August 26th.
Aug 31, 2015
As part of the Saudi Stock Exchange’s strategic direction and continuous efforts to introduce the latest and most innovative new products and services to all of our clients, the Saudi Stock Exchange is pleased to announce the launch of “Tadawulaty” mobile application for iOS and Android operated devices.
The new application enables users to benefit from the following services:
1. Consolidated Ownership Reports
2. Dividends Entitlement Reports
3. E-voting Services for General Meetings
4. Shares Certificates Inquiry
Jul 27, 2015
Dubai Financial Market Company (PJSC) today announced its financial results for the first half of the year ending 30 June 2015, recording a net profit of AED 200 Million, compared to AED 467.6 Million during the corresponding period of 2014, a 57% decrease. The net profit of the second quarter 2015 reached AED 132.4 Million, a 48% decrease compared to Q2- 2014 level of AED 252.5 Million. Read more
Jul 26, 2015
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX)’ indices during their periodic review witnessed a number of changes; 8 companies were removed from EGX 30 index with the entry of 8 new companies. While EGX 70 index witnessed the removal 18 companies, 2 of them joined EGX 30 index. EGX 100 index witnessed the removal of 16 companies. Read more
Jun 22, 2015
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that “Al Wathbah Shares & Bonds Center” has been accredited to provide Margin Trading service, lifting the total number of DFM brokerage firms providing this service to 29 companies. Read more
Jun 16, 2015
On the occasion of the Holy Month of Ramadan, Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) is pleased to announce the official business hours during the month of Ramadan.  
Trading hours will remain unchanged from 09:30 to 13:15 with a pre-opening session starting at 09:00 and ending at 09:30.
 For all other business and services, official working hours will be from 08:30 to 13:30.
QSE takes this opportunity to wish you all Ramadan Kareem.
Jun 15, 2015
the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) set the trading hours during Ramadan to be from 10:00 am till 01:30 pm for the ordinary trading session, for OTC (Orders Market) trading session on Mondays and Wednesdays from 11:30 am till 12:00 pm and for the Deals Market & dematerialized securities from 09:30 am till 01:30 pm and from 10:00 am till 11:30 respectively. 
As for Block Trades will be held from 9:15 am to 9:45 am, for NILEX Market from 10:00 am till 01:30 pm and for the Omnibus Accounts from 1:30 pm till 02:00 pm.
Jun 15, 2015
First quarter financial results showed that thirty two of forty eight listed companies' total profits after tax exceeded 69 million while the loss of the 14 companies amounted to 7.70 million USD for the same period. The listed companies' net profits after tax reached 61.60 million USD (profits-Losses), a drop of 15.42% compared with same period of 2014.
19 companies used "IFSAH" the new E-disclosure system in reporting the results. IFSAH will become mandatory to all companies by the end of 2015.    
Jun 14, 2015
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) launched a comprehensive online gateway (eService) that offers investors seamless communication with the market to efficiently accomplish their transactions and track their investments via multiple channels of smart phone applications as well as its website. This cluster of investor eServices is one of the main pillars of DFM’s “Smart Borse” underway project to in line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. Read more
Jun 11, 2015
On the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan, Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) has decided to change the official working and trading hours during the holy month of Ramadan, the working hours will be from 09:30 to 15:30 Read more
Jun 10, 2015
The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) represented by Mr. Marwan Al-Bataineh, the Chairman of the Board, Mr. Nader Azar, the CEO, Eng. Adel Abu Assaf, the Head of Information and Communication Technology Department and Mr. Mohammad Shneawer, the Chief of Market Operations Division participated in the third meeting of the UTP-H User Group, held on Euronext premises in Paris/ France during 12 -13 May, 2015. The meeting was attended by the ASE, Muscat Securities Market, Beirut Stock Exchange and Bourse De Tunis. Read more
Jun 01, 2015
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that “Fujairah Shares & Bonds” has been accredited to provide Margin Trading service, lifting the total number of DFM brokerage firms providing this service to 28 companies. Read more
May 26, 2015
With the framework of the government efforts to support the investment environment in Egypt, the Egyptian government announced on 18 May 2015 postponing the execution of the Capital Gain Tax decision. The decision aims to maintain the competitiveness of the Egyptian Exchange taking into consideration its repercussions on the Egyptian economy and on its ability to attract more investments.
This decision comes within The Prime Minister & the Minister of Investment visit to the Egyptian Exchange for the Opening of the trading session.
May 25, 2015
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that it plans to implement an enhanced Pre-closing session arrangement as well as Trading At Last session (TAL) as of Thursday, June 4, 2015. The reshaped Pre-closing session will provide a defined structure organizing processes of order input, order cancellation and matching while the five minutes long TAL enables investors to place their orders according to the closing price (Theoretical Auction Price) calculated by the system.
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May 11, 2015
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that “First Gulf Financial Services” has been accredited to provide Margin Trading service, lifting the total number of DFM brokerage firms providing this service to 27 companies. Read more
May 05, 2015
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that “Mena Corp Financial Services” has been accredited to provide Direct Market Access (DMA) for global brokers lifting the number of DMA service providers to 11 brokerage firms. The exchange is currently processing similar applications from other brokerage firms in collaboration with the Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA). Read more 
Apr 29, 2015
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that “Brokerage House Securities” has been accredited to provide Margin Trading service, lifting the total number of DFM brokerage firms providing this service to 26 companies.
Margin Trading permits brokerage companies to fund a percentage of the market value of securities traded, and secure as collateral for the same securities or any other collateral as required by the SCA’s license. Read more
Apr 26, 2015
Dubai Financial Market Company (PJSC) today announced its financial results for the first quarter of the year ending March 31st 2015, posting a net profit of AED 67.7 Million, a 69% decline compared to AED 215.1 Million during the corresponding period of 2014.         
The company’s total revenue has decreased by 55% to AED 114.5 Million in Q1-2015 compared to AED 255.6 Million during Q1-2014. The revenues are comprised of AED 96.9 Million of operating income and AED 17.6 Million of investment returns. Meanwhile, operating expenses have reached to AED 46.8 Million during Q1-2015 compared to AED 40.5 Million during the same period of 2014. Read more
Apr 21, 2015
In a step to raise the Egyptian market efficiency and to increase the disclosure and transparency levels, The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) will launch next Thursday the first electronic system for direct disclosure of companies, where the listed companies will be able to post their disclosure reports directly to the trading screens for investors, which reduces the time and effort required for companies to disclose their material news, Read more
Apr 21, 2015
The Khartoum Stock Exchange has amended its Market States as follows:
 
Pre-opening: 08:30 AM - 09:00 AM
Continuous Trading: 09:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Market Close: 10:30 AM – 10:40 AM
 
This amendment started on the 29th of March 2015.
Apr 19, 2015
The United Nations (UN) Sustainability Committee, formed as per the United Nations (UN) initiative to sustain the stock exchanges (UN-SSE), published last Wednesday the models for effective communication with the market parties to a number of the initiative members of stock exchanges who were committed to publish the models, which are 11 stock exchanges, among them was the Egyptian Exchange (EGX), Read more
Apr 02, 2015
Mr. Nader Azar the CEO of the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) said that the ASE has conducted its periodic quarterly review of the ASE index constituents in purpose of ensuring that the ASE General Price Index reflects the market performance and the trading activity of the listed companies. By this rebalancing, the activity of listed companies in regard to trading during the last quarter has been reviewed. Read more
Mar 16, 2015
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that “Al Hadaf Financial Securities” has been accredited to provide Margin Trading service, lifting the total number of DFM brokerage firms providing this service to 25 companies.
Margin Trading permits brokerage companies to fund a percentage of the market value of securities traded, and secure as collateral for the same securities or any other collateral as required by the SCA’s license. Read more
Mar 15, 2015
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) started today, Sunday 15 March, 2015, to work with the second phase of improving the Over The Counter (OTC) market mechanisms, which represents an important step in EGX’ trading system, where investors can put the sell order for non-listed companies without the need to have the other side of the transaction, the thing that will contribute greatly to accelerate the partnership activity even in non-listed companies, and would help those companies to obtain financing more easily as the partners will have a fast exit way. Read more
Mar 11, 2015
The Palestine Exchange (PEX) launched today its disclosure system "IFSAH" in a press conference attended by representatives of local media and held at the Palestine Capital Market Authority premises in Ramallah.
Speakers, Mr. Ahmad Aweidah CEO of PEX and Mrs. Abeer Odeh general manager of the PCMA, spoke about the new system, its importance, specifications and its positive impact on the disclosure process and the Palestine investment environment. Read more 
 

Mar 08, 2015
Doha Bank today announced plans to launch an Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) on Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) with Amwal LLC and The Group Securities, set to act as Fund Manager and Liquidity Provider respectively. A signing ceremony to mark the appointment of Amwal as Fund Manager and the licencing of the index benchmark from QSE was held today in the presence of the Doha Bank Group CEO Dr. R. Seetharaman, QSE CEO Rashid Bin Ali Al Mansoori  and Amwal CEO Fahmi Alghussein. Read more
Mar 05, 2015
The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) becomes Anonymous Market as of March 15th, 2015. The CEO of the ASE, Mr. Nader Azar, states that this amendment is stemming from the fact that continuous efforts of the ASE and the Jordan Securities Commission (JSC) to provide a fair, efficient and transparent market, and to keep up with international standards and practices in this regard.
Mr. Azar said that the ASE will not reveal the identity of the brokers on the bid or ask sides, thus ensuring fairness between all parties and that investors are executing transactions according to right investment bases without the scrutiny and speculation of the market or impacting the market prices.
Mar 04, 2015
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that “Securities & Investment Company UAE” has been accredited to provide Direct Market Access (DMA) for global brokers lifting the number of DMA service providers to 10 brokerage firms. The exchange is currently processing similar applications from other brokerage firms in collaboration with the Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA).

DMA permits brokerage companies to mandate a global broker to use its DMA access point to place buy and sell orders as some sort of electronic trading via the internet, allowing global brokers to directly trade on the market.

This development underlines the growing interest from international investors towards DFM listed securities.
Feb 26, 2015
The Jordan Securities Commission (JSC) has approved the amendments of the Trading Directives at the ASE that were entered to facilitate the procedures followed by brokerage firms in dealing for their custodian's clients. According to this amendments, the broker may execute trading  transaction  in  favor of custodian's client  upon  authorizations  issued  by  Foreign Broker or  Investment  Manager provided that, there is a trading  in securities  agreement  between the Broker and the  Foreign Broker or the Investment  Manager.

Note that the mentioned amendments became effective as of February 3rd, 2015.
Feb 22, 2015
As part of the Palestine Exchange (PEX) efforts to keep up with international best practice, it has developed its E-disclosure system IFSAH. The new system will streamline the disclosure process, insure its swiftness and enhance its integrity.
 
IFSAH was developed in cooperation with the Palestine Capital Market Authority and will be lunched at a public event next March. Read more
Feb 09, 2015
The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) started applying the amended Directives for Listing Securities on Amman Stock Exchange for the year 2012 as of December 9, 2014, issued by virtue of the provisions of Article (72) of the Securities Law No. 76 of 2002 which was recently amended by the decision of the Board of Commissioners of Jordan Securities Commission (JSC).
The CEO of the ASE, Mr. Nader Azar, said that modifying these directives takes into account the international standards and practices regarding the requirements of listing and delisting securities. These directives emphasized the obligation of each Public Shareholding Company and each issuer in the Kingdom to apply for listing their securities at the ASE. Read more
Feb 03, 2015
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) announced today that National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) will operate in the exchange as the UAE’s first market maker. NBAD will be the market maker for 4 companies listed on ADX; Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, Al Dar Properties, Waha Capital, and First Gulf Bank. 
Market makers are intermediaries that keep trade flowing by providing bid and offer prices in all market conditions.  Read more 
Feb 03, 2015
The total value of shares that were bought by non-Jordanian investors during January 2015 was JD 27.9million, representing 15% of the overall trading value, while the value of shares sold by them amounted to JD28.5 million. As a result, the net of non-Jordanian investment during January 2015 showed a decrease by JD0.6 million, compared with a decrease by JD4.1 million during the same month of 2014. Read more 
Feb 01, 2015
In a move aiming to develop the Egyptian Exchange (EGX)’ trading system and to achieve greater efficiency, EGX board approved the amendments of the listing and disclosure rules’ executive procedures. Amending 36 articles of the executive rules has been approved. Those amendments were approved by the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority (EFSA) chairman. Read more
Jan 11, 2015
Bahrain Bourse (BHB) announced today Sunday 11th January 2015 that following the invitation announced by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB), investors can directly subscribe in the primary market in the Government Islamic Lease Securities (Sukuk) that has been issued by the CBB on behalf of the Government of Bahrain through registered brokers at Bahrain Bourse. Thereafter the investors will be able to trade in the secondary market at BHB. The listing of the issuance is expected to take place on the 25th of January 2015. Read more

Dec 30, 2014
The Palestine Exchange (PEX) announced the new composition of the Al-QUDS INDEX for the year 2015 to take effect as of the 4th of January, 2015. The index includes 15 out of 49 listed companies. The selected companies represent 82% of total Market Cap as of the 15th of December 2014 read more
Dec 24, 2014
The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) will start applying as of 4th of January, 2015 a number of amendments to the trading rules and trading session phases and hours by virtue of the ASE Board of Directors resolution, which was taken in light of the feedback and observations of the capital market institutions, the ASE members and securities dealers. As well as the ASE's policy of preserving the safety of securities trading and safeguarding an equal treatment of those dealing in securities and to ensure optimal use of trading rules read more
Dec 09, 2014
As part of its regular BCP procedures, Qatar Stock Exchange, brokers and business partners successfully conducted an industry-wide BCP exercise at QSE premises. The proposed scenario involved a major disaster striking QSE premises and primary data centre during the pre-opening phase of the trading session read more
Nov 30, 2014
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) announced the success of Eshraq Properties Rights Issues for existing shareholders which was listed on November 2nd, the start date of the trading period of rights issue, and ran until November 13, the end date of the trading period of rights issue. Eshraq Properties Rights Issue was approved by the shareholders in the Company’s extraordinary general meeting (EGM) on September 25th 2014 read more
Nov 13, 2014
Aiming to improve the investment climate in the Egyptian Stock Market, EGX Board approved rules of arbitration for the settlement of disputes in the capital market in the light of the arbitration rules of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) and its amendments read more
Nov 09, 2014
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that shares of 2 newly listed companies, Emaar Malls, and Marka will be added to its General Index (DFMGI) and to sector indices as of Monday November 10th 2014.
The number of companies included in the index has increased to 32 companies. Read more
Oct 23, 2014
An agreement was signed between Bahrain Bourse (BHB) and Zain Bahrain B.S.C. on Thursday 23rd of October 2014, to assign Bahrain Bourse as a Share Registrar for the shares of Zain Bahrain. The agreement was signed by the Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Bourse, Shaikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa and the General Manager of Zain Bahrain Mr. Mohammed Zainalabedin. Read more 
Oct 12, 2014
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) announced today at GITEX 2014 the launch of its first smart mobile app.  The Mobile Application provides investors with enhanced services and the opportunity to experience the latest technologies ADX offers with real-time quotes, news & announcements and tools that keep investors up-to-date with market activities read more
Oct 12, 2014
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) is showcasing an all-inclusive array of state-of-the-art new electronic services and smart phone applications during its participation in GITEX 2014, the Information technology exhibition scheduled from 12 - 16 October 2014 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. DFM’s stand will be located at the Dubai Smart Government pavilion (S2-A21), Sheikh Saeed Hall read more
Oct 11, 2014
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) is partaking today Sunday the 12th of October in GITEX Technology Week 2014, which is taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from October 12th - 16th. ADX is joining other Abu Dhabi government entities to display the latest in IT offerings from the Emirate read more 
Sep 01, 2014
Bahrain Bourse (BHB) will start implementing the new “Market Rules” as of Monday, 1st of September 2014 which were approved by BHB’s Board of Directors in June. Brokers were given a six-month transitional period from the date of implementation to meet the requirements of the new “Market Rules.”   Read more
Sep 01, 2014
September 1, 2014, marked a historical milestone for Palestine Exchange (PEX). The First traded Palestinian bond was listed in the debt instrument sector under the symbol PCB01.
Mr. Ahmad Aweidah, CEO of PEX said that PEX is always eager and capable of listing new investment instruments thanks to its modern regulation, read more
Aug 15, 2014
Damascus Securities Exchange increased the number of trading sessions from 3 sessions to 4 sessions per week, starting the beginning of August.
Aug 05, 2014
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) announced on the 5th of August 2014 that “Al Safwa Islamic Financial Services”, “Global for Shares & Bonds”, “Al Fardan Financial Services”, “Al Brooge Securities” and “Al-Sharhan Stock Center” have been accredited to provide Margin Trading, lifting the total number of DFM brokerage firms providing this service to 24 companies. Read more
Jul 21, 2014
In accordance to the developments taking place in the Egyptian stock market, market stability and trading rates returning to its normal levels, the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) decided (after coordinating with EFSA) to cancel some precautionary measures that were adopted after the revolution of January 2011.The market will be back to Price Discovery Session starting from August 7, 2014.  Price limits for the main market will be10% and NILEX 5%. EGX also modified trading to be 4:30 hours. Trading session will start from 10:00 am and ends at 2: 30 pm right after the holy month of Ramadan. Read more
Jul 14, 2014
With the presence of H.E. Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al-Khalifa, the Minister of Finance and Minister in Charge of Oil and Gas Affairs, Bahrain Bourse (BHB) launched on Monday, 14th July 2014 its new trading platform (X-stream), one of the most developed and widely used platforms by stock exchanges worldwide. Read more

Jun 13, 2014
The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawyul) announces that it will begin on the 13th of June 2014 the implementation of the Volume Weighted Average Price (VWAP) mechanism to calculate the closing price, read more
Jun 10, 2014
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) announced that “Pioneers Securities” and “Al Dhafra Financial Broker” have been accredited to provide Margin Trading, lifting the total number of DFM brokerage firms providing this service to 18 companies. read more
Jun 08, 2014
The Board of Directors of Bahrain Bourse (BHB) held its fourth meeting on Sunday, 8th June 2014 chaired by Mr. Yusuf Abdulla Humood, Chairman of BHB, where they discussed the new Market Rules which was recently approved by the Central Bank of Bahrain. read more
Jun 01, 2014
In line with the ASE's policy of improving its website and enriching it with all information needed by investors in order to spread the investment culture and raising awareness among investors; the ASE added a new section to its web site about the Internet Trading Service read more
May 18, 2014
Dr. Mohammed Omran, Chairman of the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) issued an executive decision to organize using the mechanism for large volume transactions, or what is known as "Block Trading".read more
May 11, 2014
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) announced on May 11th 2014 that it will implement a Pre-Closing Session mechanism to determine the Closing Price of Equity and Debt Securities traded on DFM as of Wednesday, 14th May 2014. read more
Apr 30, 2014
During April 2014, The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) hosted 2 universities trade simulation models, the first is COMET 11th stock market model of the faculty of commerce Cairo university and the second is Misr International University (MIU) 9th stock market model (SMS) with the participation of nearly 300 students read more
Apr 30, 2014
In purpose of ensuring that the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) General Price Index reflects the market performance and the trading activity of the listed companies, Mr. Nader Azar the Acting CEO of the ASE said that the ASE has conducted its periodic quarterly review of the ASE index constituents read more
Apr 28, 2014
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) signed on April 28th, 2014 an agreement to grant the 1st license to an Egyptian financial firm to use EGX30 to setup XT Misr ETF's.

Beltone Financial wins the first license to start the ETF's in the Egyptian capital market. It is worth mention that EGX issued its executive decision to start applying the regulations for both ETFs and market maker activity in the beginning of April 2014.
Apr 20, 2014
Muscat Securities Market (MSM) introduced the new sample of its Sharia-compliant index as of Sunday 20 April 2014 after it had earlier announced the names of the companies that participated in the sample. The circular related to the sample of the Sharia-compliant index, which included the financial statements for the fourth quarter of 2013, read more
Apr 17, 2014
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) has announced that the new trading system, X-Stream Trading has gone live on the 17th of April 2014. X-Stream Trading, developed by NASDAQ OMX, is the most widely used exchange trading system in the world. read more
Apr 08, 2014
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) announced on the 8th of April 2014 that Marka, (Public Joint Stock Company under formation) will become the first issuer to utilize the DFM “eIPO” platform, a sophisticated and efficient solution for IPO subscription directly linked with the receiving banks. read more
Apr 07, 2014
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) issued an executive decision on the 7th of April 2014 to start applying the regulations for both ETFs and market maker activity. read more
Apr 02, 2014

Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today officially published the final version of its “Standard for Issuing, Acquiring, and Trading Sukuk”, the first of its kind comprehensive standard, as part of the DFM’s constant efforts to further enhance the regulatory environment of Islamic finance and capital markets.  read more

Mar 31, 2014
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) announced recently that it is in the final stages of completing the process of replacing its current trading system Horizon with the new trading system X-stream from NASDAQ OMX. ADX stated that it has successfully finished its third testing session on the new trading system. 
 
Mar 31, 2014
Qatar Stock Exchange announced that it is operationally ready to admit the first ETF into trading on its platform after obtaining the regulatory approval. The ETF's underlying assets will be Indian sovereign bonds.  
 
Mar 31, 2014
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) announced on March 23rd,2014 four new brokerage firms have been accredited to provide Margin Trading, lifting the total number of DFM brokerage firms providing this service to 16 companies. Since its introduction in 2012, the value of margin trading on DFM is amounted to AED 48.5 billion, equivalent to 8.5% of total trading value.
 
Mar 31, 2014
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) approved the initial version of the membership rules stating the working system of the securities brokerage firms. This version is scheduled to be displayed for discussion of the capital market parties read more
Mar 24, 2014
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) Board of Directors approved in its meeting held on Monday, March 24, 2014, approved the executive rules for ETFs, Market Makers & Block Deals in a step to be sent for Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority (EFSA) for final approval.  
 
Feb 16, 2014
Stock markets in the United Arab Emirates should unify their back office operations and processes for settlement and regulation, the CEO of the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange Mr. Rashed Al-Baloushi said on February 16th, 2014 read more
Feb 09, 2014
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) announced on the 9th of February 2014 that three new brokerage firms have been accredited to provide Direct Market Access (DMA) for global brokers lifting the number of DMA service providers to 9 brokerage firms read more
Feb 01, 2014
Egypt's financial regulator implemented new regulations for companies listed on the Egyptian Exchange on February 1st, 2014. EGX Chairman Dr. Mohammed Omran stated that this action was set to help boost trading on the bourse and to attract more investment. read more
Jan 31, 2014
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) started to take practical steps towards activating the first index that measures the performance of listed companies of the market for small and medium enterprises, NILEX. EGX by end of January 2014 read more
Jan 31, 2014
Egyptian Exchange Chairman Dr. Mohammed Omran announced that a bond trading platform in Egypt which has been for 10 years in the planning phase could open for business in the second quarter of 2014 read more
Jan 01, 2014
Palestine Exchange (PEX) announced the alteration of the settlement period which moved to a T+2 since January 1st, 2014 following the amendments of articles No. 107 + 108 of the trading regulations at the PEX.
 
Jan 01, 2014
The NASDAQ OMX Group (Nasdaq: NDAQ) and the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) have today entered into an agreement to upgrade Tadawul’s current trading platform. As part of its long-term strategic plan, Tadawul will replace its existing NASDAQ OMX platform (SAXESS) with one powered by the industry leading X-Stream INET technology. Migration to the new platform is expected to commence in January 2014 read more
Dec 31, 2013
Abu Dhabi Securities Market began testing a new trading system, "Extreme”. The application of this test is the first step to ensure the readiness of the brokerage firms and their systems to deal with the new trading system "Extreme” read more
 
Dec 31, 2013
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange will soon welcome its first sovereign debt listings as it seeks to encourage more bonds trading in the capital market. The market regulator has approved a secondary listing of bonds issued by Abu Dhabi’s Department of Finance (DoF). The two tranches, worth US$1.5 billion each, have their primary listing in London with maturities in 2014 and 2019. 
 
Dec 31, 2013
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) have accredited 2 new brokers to provide Direct Market access (DMA) lifting the number of DMA service providers to reach in total 4 brokerage firms read more
Dec 01, 2013
Bahrain Bourse (BHB) started, as of Sunday, 1st December 2013 the implementation of the resolution to extend the trading period from three hours to three hours and a half, in which the main trading session starts at 9.30 AM and ends at 1 PM.
Nov 29, 2013
The Chairman of Bahrain Bourse Mr. Yusuf Abdulla Humood issued a resolution to specify the new levy on online trading transactions which became effective starting Thursday, 28th November 2013 read more
Oct 24, 2013
DFM has successfully introduced a new registration service for technology vendors, which regulates the provision of Order Management Systems (OMS) and online trading solutions to brokers during its participation in GITEX 2013 on October 24th 2013 read more
Jul 31, 2013
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX)  launched the new version of its website (www.egx.com.eg) on the 31st of July 2013. The new Website includes a number of improvements and developments that will help its users with regard to content and design as well as improving the (search) option on the site to pages search.The new website includes some changes in the main menu for easier navigation. It will also show the market indices figures instantly (with no delayed time).
 
 
Jul 17, 2013
Starting Sunday 14th of June 2014, Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) launched a special application that ASE has internally developed for monitoring the market (ASELIVE) to run through mobile phones that use Android operating system read more