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Nov 23, 2017
Al Ramz Capital, a subsidiary of Al-Ramz Corporation Investments and Developments PJSC, was granted the Technical Short-Selling License from Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX), making Al Ramz Capital amongst the first companies to provide such service in the United Arab Emirates. Read more
Nov 21, 2017
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX), the region's leading financial market, announced recently that it has joined The International Securities Services Association (ISSA), thus becoming the first financial market in the MENA region to become a member of the renowned organization. This new membership affirms ADX keenness to align its regulatory practices with those of international financial markets. It also assures ADX’s commitment to promote financial stability and growth in the emirate by maintaining the highest standards of practice in financial services as part of its commitment to Abu Dhabi Plan and towards the continuous development of financial performance. Read more
Oct 17, 2017
لمزيد من الايضاح لما ورد بالخبر الصحفي المنشور بجريدة الوطن الغراء في عددها الصادر بتاريخ 16/10/2017 فإنه يسر بورصة قطر أن تعلن أنه نفاذاً لأحكام قانون الشركات التجارية الصادر بالقانون رقم 11 لسنة 2015 انعقدت الجمعية العامة غير العادية لبورصة قطر بتاريخ 26/04/2017 وقررت الموافقة على تحويل شركة بورصة قطر من شركة مساهمة قطرية إلى شركة مساهمة خاصة قطرية وفقاً لأحكام المادة 207 من قانون الشركات التجارية المشار إليه وتعديل عقد تأسيس الشركة ونظامها الأساسي تبعاً لذلك. المزيد
Jun 30, 2017
Boursa Kuwait successfully concluded its first year since it assumed responsibility of Kuwait’s stock market, marking the start of a new era for the Kuwaiti exchange.
During this time, Boursa Kuwait put forward a series of achievements in record time, solidifying its position in the market and restoring the faith of investors. The main achievements include the launch of new investment tools, for which Boursa Kuwait has established a system and rulebook for each independent trading activity. Read more
May 24, 2017
In an important step of EGX management towards achieving its strategy of becoming a sustainable institution and leading the listed companies and the various market participants for accomplishing the objectives of sustainable development, EGX has issued the first Annual Sustainability Report at the level of the Egyptian public institutions. Read more
May 21, 2017
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) has successfully concluded its International Investor Roadshow in London. The event included 166 One-on-one meetings between senior representatives of 14 Dubai-listed companies and 52 London-based international institutions with US$ 2.3 Trillion of assets under management. Read more
May 07, 2017
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) will organize its first roadshow for the year 2017 in New York City this week on the 8th and 9th of May accompanied by a number of its listed companies.  The roadshow will enable ADX listed companies to engage with potential new investors, fund managers, asset management companies to inform them about their growth strategies and recent developments. Read more
May 02, 2017
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) will organize its International Investor Roadshow in London on 17 - 18 of May 2017, as senior representatives from 16 companies listed on DFM and Nasdaq Dubai will update London-based international fund managers on their respective companies’ growth strategies as well as most recent developments. The roadshow became an integral part of listed companies’ schedule in order to connect with international investors who are greatly attracted to the investment opportunities available on the market. Read more
Apr 10, 2017
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that it has received the “ISO 9001:2015” Quality Certificate from Lloyds Register Quality Assurance (LRQA). As the first step of its kind amongst regional exchanges, this step clearly indicates DFM’s commitment to implement highest levels of service quality as well as continuously develop its services and methods of service provision to various participants in line with international best practices. Read more
Mar 23, 2017
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE), Mr. Nader Azar, said that On February 20th 2017, the ASE has been registered at the Companies Control Department as a public shareholding company completely owned by the government under the name "The Amman Stock Exchange Company (ASE Company), and with a paid-in capital of JD (4,774,552). Read more
Mar 05, 2017
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) announced today the launch of a trading platform for exchange-traded funds (ETFs), the first of its kind in regional capital markets. Governed by a world-class regulatory framework, the platform offers unprecedented levels of integration and provides ongoing support to the burgeoning ETF industry, particularly market makers, authorized participants and liquidity providers. Read more
Feb 13, 2017
The General Manager of Khartoum Stock Exchange D.Azahari AlTayeb AlFaki Ahmed has announced that the market had entered in full electronic trading stage and said that now it is possible to trade from a distance, also revealed that the opening of the new headquarter of Khartoum Stock Exchange and the launch of electronic trading by the Presidency will be in the twenty-eighth of this month, praising the great support provided by the Ministry of Finance and economic planning.
Feb 01, 2017
In reward for the efforts undertaken to strengthen the quality and the security of the services it offers to the financial market, Tunis Stock Exchange has just obtained the ISO 27001: 2013 certification for its Information Security Management System (ISMS), issued by “AFNOR certification”. It becomes the first institution, operating in the Tunisian financial sector in Tunisia, to obtain this certification. Read more
Dec 12, 2016
Thomas Murray upgraded Bahrain Bourse’s rating from CSD Rating: A-, CSD Flash Impact: “Stable”, to CSD Rating: AA-, Flash Impact: “Positive”. This credit goes to the success of the Bourse in converting all of the listed companies in the Bourse from paper certificates to electronic records and depositing them in the Bourse’s central depository system. Read more
Nov 28, 2016
During the General Assembly Meeting of the African Stock Exchanges Association (ASEA) held in Kigali-Rwanda in the presence of the ASEA members' majority, Dr. Mohammad Omran, EGX chairman, was elected member of ASEA’s Executive Committee. The conference was attended by a number of regional economic organizations, investment banks and financial institutions’ representatives.
ASEA Executive Committee is authorized to set the Association’s strategy and to develop a deeper cooperation and integration among African stock exchanges in various fields. 
Nov 23, 2016
In a new step that reflects the growing position of the Egyptian Exchange on both regional and international levels. In presence of head of European, Asian and Arab stock markets, Dr. Omran, EGX chairman, president of the Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges for the second time.
Dr. Omran expressed his pleasure and appreciation for FEAS general assembly confidence in himself, stressing that this election is recognition for EGX ongoing efforts in the recent years on the international and regional levels, stating that those steps contribute for promoting the investment climate in Egypt.
Nov 07, 2016
Bahrain Bourse announced on Monday, 7th November 2016 that all listed companies at the Bourse have transferred their shares to the electronic registry and deposited them in the Bourse's Central Depository System. This step came within the procedures that were taken by companies in the past couple of months to amend their status to comply with Resolution No. (5) that has been issued by the Chairman of the Bourse in respect of amending the listing requirements of companies at BHB. Read more
Nov 06, 2016
The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) accepted the full membership application made by the Palestine Exchange (PEX) in 2015; the federation approval was given during the 56th annual general assembly held this year in Cartagena, Colombia between 2-4Nov., 2016. Chairman of PEX, Dr. Farouq Zuaiter and CEO, Mr. Ahmad Aweidah attended the meetings. Read more
Oct 24, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today organized a special bell-ringing ceremony to celebrate Dubai’s hosting of the Global Roundtable and Annual General Meeting 2016 of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) Finance Initiative. The event underlines DFM’s constant commitment to promote the sustainability of stock exchanges. Read more
Oct 23, 2016
The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) International Investor Roadshow organized in New York has been successfully concluded on Tuesday, 18 October 2016. The event included 76 one-on-one meetings between 33 international institutions and senior representatives from 10 listed companies on the DFM and NASDAQ Dubai and was organized with co-sponsorship from Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML). Read more
Oct 15, 2016
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) will announce today in GITEX Tech Week its launch of Blockchain technology for eVoting services. The launch is considered the first of its kind for the MENA region financial markets as it employs the latest innovations in the 21st century – associated with the 4th industrial revolution. Read more
Oct 06, 2016
Margin trading was launched successfully today with a number of investors taking advantage of the new service offered by the licensed broker. On this occasion, QSE CEO Mr Rashid Al-Mansoori declared: ''This is a very encouraging start and we hope that this smooth and successful launch will create an incentive for more brokers to apply for a margin trading license from the Regulator''.
Oct 04, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) will hold it’s International Investor Roadshow on Monday and Tuesday 17 – 18 October 2016 in New York with co-sponsorship from Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML). The roadshow enables 13 companies listed on DFM and Nasdaq Dubai to update international fund managers about growth strategies and recent developments through one-on-one meetings. Read more
Sep 14, 2016
Boursa Kuwait announced that it is now offering upgraded Financial Data Service on its website, in affiliation with Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of news and information for professional markets. Read more
Sep 01, 2016
Boursa Kuwait, the official operator of the Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE), announced that the Companies Information Portal (CIP) is now live and fully functional. Listed companies can now access the portal through the KSE website and upload their company related information by using the username and password provided to them. Read more
Aug 04, 2016
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) Nader Azar declared that on Thursday 4th August 2016, the first trading session of Over- The- Counter (OTC) Market was launched which came as a result with the enforcement of "The Regulating Directives for Trading in Unlisted Securities for the Year 2016" and" Listing Securities Directives for the year 2016". Read more
Aug 01, 2016
Casablanca Stock Exchange has successfully gone live with the new technology platform provided by MillenniumIT, the technological subsidiary of London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG).
The launch of the 'Millennium' platform is a new achievement of the strategic cooperation agreement between CSE and LSEG, and is part of the continuous improvement of the services provided by Casablanca Stock Exchange to its customers, the capital market and all investors.
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Jul 10, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) has been recognized as the Best Stock Exchange for Shariah-Compliant Listings as part of Global Finance magazine’s ninth annual review of the World’s Best Islamic Financial Institutions. Winners will be honored during an award ceremony due to take place in Washington, October 2016 on the sidelines of the IMF/World Bank meetings. Read more
Jun 17, 2016
In the presence of the Minister of Finance, the shareholders of the Casablanca Stock Exchange have met on the 17th of June, to close out the demutualization process of the managing company, enacted by the Memorandum of Understanding signed on 25th November 2015 with the State, the Moroccan Authority of Financial Markets (AMMC) and both the current and the future shareholders of the CSE. 
Jun 15, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that it has become a Partner Exchange member of the United Nation’s Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative, as part of a global effort to promote sustainability of performance and transparency in capital markets. As a member, the DFM will join forces with the international efforts to spearhead sustainability practices amongst capital markets. Read more
Jun 15, 2016
Investors in the Bahrain Bourse are expected to see greater liquidity in future after a new fund was launched today with the aim of enhancing the market’s depth.
The Bahrain Liquidity Fund is supported by a number of market participants and has been vested with $100m of assets in cash and shares. The fund will act as a market maker, providing two way quotes on most of the listed stocks with a reasonable spread to allow the investors to actively trade their stocks. Read more
May 25, 2016
International institutions are looking to further strengthen their presence in Dubai’s capital markets in line with their growing confidence about the outlook of the national economy, its ability to maintain high growth rates as well as its great resilience in adapting to global developments due to its enormously diversified structure that includes various dynamic and highly growing sectors. Read more
May 24, 2016
Given the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) ongoing support for emerging markets, the Emerging Markets Working Group (EMWG) of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE), elected EGX to be one of the Vice Chairmen of the EMWG, for a period of two years, starting May 24, 2016.
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May 24, 2016
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) has won the 4th Middle East Financial Markets Excellence Award which is granted annually by the Middle East Excellence Awards Institute. Mr.  Abdel Aziz Al Neaimi, Assistant CEO of Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, received the Award on the Exchange’s behalf during a ceremony that was held in conjunction with the activities of The 12th GCC Financial Markets Listed Companies Conference on Monday, May 23rd. Read more
May 11, 2016
As per the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) effective participation in sustainability initiatives in capital markets, the sustainability committee of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) announced EGX winning of the committee’s vice Chairman seat for a period of 2 years from May 16, 2016. Read more
May 04, 2016
Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), in collaboration with Goldman Sachs, today commenced in London a roadshow that aims to promote investment in the Qatari companies listed on QSE and support their investor relations practices. Read more
May 02, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) will organize its International Investor Roadshow in London on 18 - 19 of May 2016, as senior representatives from 17 companies listed on DFM and NASDAQ will update London-based international fund managers on their respective companies’ growth strategies as well as most recent developments. The roadshow became an integral part of listed companies’ schedule in order to connect with international investors who are greatly attracted to the investment opportunities available on the market. Read more
Apr 25, 2016
Boursa Kuwait officially assumed responsibility for the management of the Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE)’s operations on the 25th of April when the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) transferred responsibility. The hand-over followed the implementation of a detailed operational plan and strategic roadmap to ensure the smooth transition of stock market operations. Read more
Apr 13, 2016
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) announced that it has become a member of The Institute of International Finance (IIF).  ADX is the first stock market in MENA region to join IIF membership. 
The new membership reaffirms the keenness of ADX for its operational practices to conform to those of the global financial markets.  In addition, the new membership demonstrates ADX’s commitment to promote financial stability and growth in the emirate by maintaining the highest standards of practice in financial services as part of its commitment to Abu Dhabi Plan and towards the continuous development of financial performance. Read more
Apr 11, 2016
The Dubai Financial Market (DFM), the leading exchange in the region, powered by Avaya’s SDN FX fabric networking technology, has been awarded ‘Network Project of the Year 2015’ at the Network World ME Awards which took place on the 28th of March, 2016. The exchange selected Avaya’s scalable and high security network to effectively cater to its growing requirements and to provide a reliable, stable and superior end-user experience.
DFM’s network implementation was chosen as the winner in the public sector category based on the end-user efficiencies that the exchange experiences with the implementation of the network.
It is worth noting that this award is the second in row for this project as the exchange has been recognized by Network Middle East magazine as the ‘Network Implementation of the Year 2015’ as well.
Mar 30, 2016
PEX 2015 aggregated net profits amounted to USD 273,340,727 a growth of 22% compared with the same period of 2014.
The disclosure period ended with 86% compliance from listed companies with seven companies failing to disclose within the set deadline.
The preliminary financial results showed that thirty six of forty nine listed companies achieved a net profit of USD 285,356,814; the twelve loss making companies recorded a total loss of USD 12,016,088 a decline of 64% compared to 2014.
To view detailed table of 2015 disclosures, please visit:
http://www.pex.ps/PSEWEBSITE/NEWS/FS-Annual-Preliminary-2015-Disclosure-English.pdf
Mar 28, 2016
In application of the Financial Markets Development Committee (FMDC) decision issued in its first meeting of 2016; and in view of the keenness of Qatar Financial Markets Authority (QFMA) and Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) to make it easier for the issuers seeking to offer their securities and list them on QSE; a market notice was issued by QSE announcing that as of 27 March 2016, QSE will become the official party entitled to receive the applications for public offering, listing and admission to trading, as well as to review these applications and to check that they comply  with the conditions and requirements of the  QFMA Regulations  and the QSE Rulebook. Read more
Mar 15, 2016
The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) expressed its commitment to promoting socially and environmentally responsible business and sustainable investment by joining the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative as a Partner Exchange. ASE is the 49th stock exchange to partner with this initiative which works with capital market leaders and policymakers to create sustainable and transparent capital markets. Read more
Mar 14, 2016
The Chairman of Bahrain Bourse (BHB), Mr. Yusuf Abdulla Humood issued a resolution in respect of the creation of the Real Estate Investment Trusts “REITs” Market at Bahrain Bourse and adding it to the markets at BHB. Read more
Mar 12, 2016
As part of its efforts that are geared toward achieving one of its main strategic objectives, and in support of Abu Dhabi Government’s Economic Vision 2030 that aim to attract foreign investment, Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange has concluded its annual promotion campaign for the current year of 2016. The Campaign was held for two days (Wednesday, March 9th to Thursday, March 10th) in the city of New York in the United States. Read more
Mar 08, 2016
The Dubai Financial Market (DFM), the leading exchange in the region, powered by Avaya’s SDN FX fabric networking technology, has been recognized by Network Middle East magazine as the ‘Network Implementation of the Year 2015’. The exchange 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
Feb 16, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that its UAE listed companies have showed a 98% compliance to disclose their preliminary results for the financial year 2015 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
Jan 31, 2016
Under the patronage and presence of H.E. Mr. Rasheed Mohammed Al-Maraj, the Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) and Mr. Yusuf Abdulla Humood, Chairman of Bahrain Bourse (BHB) along with other VIPs and officials from financial institutions and banks, Bahrain Bourse launched the “Treasury Bills Market” at the bourse on Sunday, 31st January 2016 with the listing of 11 issues in this market issued by the CBB. Read more
Nov 15, 2015
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 46 UAE public joint stock companies listed on DFM successfully disclosed their Q3-2015 results. Read more
Nov 10, 2015
Integrated Securities, a brokerage firm connecting investors to opportunities on UAE bourses, was today unveiled by Abu Dhabi Financial Group (ADFG), the multi-billion dollar alternative investment firm, with a bell-ringing ceremony at the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX). Read more
Nov 08, 2015
The Saudi Stock Exchange held the third and final summit of its international roadshow in New York on Friday, marking the end of a series of stops that included events in Singapore and London. 
The high-level delegation, led by Adel Al-Ghamdi, Chief Executive Officer, Saudi Stock Exchange, has been seeking to strengthen international awareness and raise the profile of the Saudi market to international investors. Throughout the roadshow, officials from the Saudi Stock Exchange, the Capital Market Authority and representatives from the Kingdom’s major issuers have engaged in high-level talks and meetings with regional officials, private sector leaders, media and institutional investors looking to access the market. Read more
Nov 03, 2015
A high-level Saudi Stock Exchange delegation has continued on its international roadshow, with an investment summit in London yesterday. 
Following a successful investment seminar in Singapore on 28th October, the delegation, led by Adel Al-Ghamdi, Chief Executive Officer, Saudi Stock Exchange, once again engaged in high-level talks and meetings with regional officials, media, private sector leaders and institutional investors looking to access the market. Read more
Oct 29, 2015
Following the opening of the market to qualified foreign investors on 15th June 2015, a high-level Saudi Stock Exchange delegation has begun an international roadshow to enhance understanding of the Saudi market among international investors. 
The delegation, led by Mr. Adel Al-Ghamdi the Chief Executive Officer, headed east to Singapore for its inaugural seminar on 28th October 2015. Read more
Oct 29, 2015
Faced with the SME financing challenges, the Tunis Stock Exchange (TSE) has launched, in collaboration with Euronext, an initiative to facilitate business financing through the capital market. This initiative is to create a committee of all intervenants in the entrepreneurial ecosystem (Ministries, Banks, Professionals of the capital investments, the Financial Market Companies.
The committee held its first meeting on the 29th of October at TSE to define a roadmap and clarify the basis for collaboration between them.
Oct 28, 2015
After serving only two years with the Saudi Stock Exchange in his very first appointment as Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Adel Al-Ghamdi was named CEO of the Year Middle East and North Africa at the Global Investor/ISF MENA Awards 2015 in a ceremony held this morning at the Atlantis Hotel in Dubai. The annual awards ceremony honors achievers from the financial services and asset management industry in the MENA region. Read more
Oct 27, 2015
The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) International Investor Roadshow in New York has provided a strong indication of the growing appetite from international investors towards the securities market in Dubai, as fund managers from key institutions in the US flocked to the event to stay abreast of most recent developments and growth outlook in 12 DFM and Nasdaq Dubai-listed companies.
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Oct 25, 2015
The Saudi Stock Exchange will be embarking on an international investor roadshow next week to Singapore, London and New York. 
The roadshow aims to enhance understanding of the Saudi market among major institutional investors in three of the world most important financial centres. It comes as part of a long term aim to increase the level of experienced institutional investment in the market. Read more
Sep 30, 2015
First half financial results showed that thirty five of forty nine listed companies achieved a net profit of 151,845,742 USD a growth of 2.30% comparing to the same period in 2014, the thirteen loss making companies recorded a total loss of 13,351,815 USD. 
 
Mr. Ahmad Aweidah, CEO of PEX stated that Palestinian listed companies were always able to withstand our challenging political environment and continue to achieve growth despite the difficulties in their operating environment.
 
To view detailed table of H1/2015 disclosures, please visit:
http://www.pex.ps/PSEWEBSITE/NEWS/e-30082015.jpg  
Sep 14, 2015
Bahrain Bourse (BHB) organized on Monday, 14th September 2015 a ceremony where the launch of Bahrain Islamic Index was announced. Bahrain Islamic Index includes stocks of listed companies that go in line with the Shari´ah compliance. Read more
Sep 02, 2015
Mr. Badr El Din Mahmoud, the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning announced that the law of The Capital Market Authority was legalized and signed by the President.
Sep 01, 2015
The Casablanca Stock Exchange had its ISO 27 001 certification for the security of its IT systems renewed in September. This certification is the result of the policy of stepping up the governance, reliability and performance of its Information Security Management System (ISMS) in order to bring it into line with best international standards.

The ISO 27 001 standard identifies the requirements for setting up the ISMS, to outline the security measures to be applied to ensure the protection of a company’s sensitive assets within a defined scope. 
Aug 24, 2015
As per the Egyptian Exchange (EGX)'  keenness to provide greater transparency for investors and to publish the necessary information about the companies’ performance companies to enable them take their investment decisions properly, 177 companies announced their financial positions for the first half of 2015, where 135 companies achieved profits with about LE 14.5 Billion, while 39 companies achieved losses amounted to LE 570 Million, compared with about 147 companies achieved  profits during the same period last year worth to LE 12.4 Billion, while 27 companies recorded losses with about 544 Million pounds during the same period of the previous year. Read more
Aug 17, 2015
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that its listed local public joint stock companies have recorded a 100% compliance regarding the disclosure of Q2-2015 results within the deadline of 45 days from the end of the period. Read more
Jul 15, 2015
The Saudi Stock Exchange opened to qualified foreign investors (QFI) for the first time one month ago, and increased involvement of international investors on the Exchange is expected as a result.
Increased participation from international financial institutions is primarily designed to help to enhance the sophistication and stability of the market. The additional reforms to open the Exchange to QFIs aim to enhance corporate governance among firms by enabling international institutions to have an active voice as shareholders in listed businesses. Read more
Jun 24, 2015
The Council of Ministers approved in its session dated June 17, 2015, in-principle, on converting the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) to a public shareholding company.
On this regard, the Cabinet approved the amendment to the current temporary Securities Law in preparation for sending it to the Legislation and Opinion Bureau to get the approval in order to complete the necessary constitutional procedures for conversion of the ASE to a public shareholding company. Read more
Jun 16, 2015
The Saudi Stock Exchange has opened to qualified foreign investors (QFI) yesterday for the first time.
The exchange, which has a market capitalization of US$590 billion, is the biggest in the Middle East.
Saudi Arabia represents approximately 50% of the US$1.6 trillion Gulf economy and is the 19th largest economy in the world. For international investors the opening of the Saudi Stock Exchange represents an opportunity to gain access to one of the largest emerging and growing market exchanges in the world. Read more
Jun 01, 2015
Mr. Ahmad Aweidah, CEO of the Palestine Exchange (PEX), announced that the amount of cash dividends distributed by listed companies on the PEX was USD 150,274,317 for the year 2014, a growth of 0.02 % compared to 2013. 
Mr. Ahmad Aweidah said: "Dividends yield in 2014 was 6.2%. This corresponds to the outstanding performance of many PEX listed companies; (22) out of (49) companies with 3.187 billion market cap. (As of 31/12/2014) distributed cash dividends for 2014. Even though 2014 was full of challenges in Palestine on all levels, listed companies proved their resilience and achieved exceptional profits." Mr. Aweidah hoped that this performance will have a positive impact on trading volumes and market liquidity.
May 26, 2015
Mubasher Financial Services BSC, one of the leading financial institutions in the Middle East, is pleased to announce the opening of a new state of the art office in Bahrain. 
The new office was officially opened on 26th May and was inaugurated by Shaikh Khalifa Ebrahim Al Khalifa, CEO of the Bahrain Bourse, and Mr. Mohammed R. AlBallaa, Chairman of Mubasher Financial Services. Read more
May 19, 2015
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that its UAE listed companies have showed a 100% compliance to disclose their Q1- 2015 results within the deadline of 45 days from the end of the first quarter. Forty-five 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, 2015
Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), in collaboration with QNB Financial Services and HSBC, today completed a two day roadshow that aimed to support the further development and practice of QSE’s listed companies’ investor relations. Read more
Apr 29, 2015
The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) International Investor Roadshow in London successfully concluded last week. Organized in collaboration with Goldman Sachs International, the roadshow provided the strongest indication of the increased significance of DFM amongst international investors looking to utilize the various benefits DFM provides as the focal point of the financial sector in Dubai, the international financial hub with a multitude of opportunities. Read more
Apr 29, 2015
The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) International Investor Roadshow in London successfully concluded last week. Organized in collaboration with Goldman Sachs International, the roadshow provided the strongest indication of the increased significance of DFM amongst international investors looking to utilize the various benefits DFM provides as the focal point of the financial sector in Dubai, the international financial hub with a multitude of opportunities. It also indicates listed companies’ enthusiasm to strengthen links with international investors. Read more
Apr 01, 2015
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) announced on April 1st 2015 that its UAE listed companies have showed a 100% compliance to disclose their annual results 2014 within the deadline of 3 months from the end of the financial year. All of the 47 UAE public joint stock companies listed on DFM have successfully disclosed their annual results by the end of March 2015. Read more
Mar 17, 2015
Bahrain Bourse (BHB) announced that the International Organization of Securities Commission (IOSCO) Board of Directors approved the Bourse’s application to become an affiliate member of the IOSCO as of March 2015.
On this occasion, the Chairman of Bahrain Bourse Mr. Yusuf Humood congratulated the wise leadership on this historical achievement that is significant to the Bourse read more
Jan 05, 2015
Bahrain Bourse (BHB) announced that it has launched, in cooperation and coordination with the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) for the first time among stock exchanges and financial markets in the Middle East a mechanism that allows investors, both individuals and institutions, to have direct ownership in government bonds and sukuk issued by the CBB in the primary market through the Bourse as of January 2015. Read more

Dec 15, 2014
Bahrain Bourse (BHB) announced on Sunday, 14th of December 2014 the issuance of a consultation paper on the Bahrain Investment Market (BIM). The paper was disclosed on the Bourse’s website in order to receive the views and opinions of legal and consultancy companies, as well as brokers and asset managers prior to the implementation and launch of the BIM read more
Nov 30, 2014
The Third edition of "Panorama Exchange" Palestine Exchange (PEX) Arabic quarterly E-bulletin was issued focusing on the importance of adding the PEX to the international indices and other issues of Palestine capital market interest. To review the bulletin www.pex.ps/panorama
Nov 22, 2014
In line with its objective to adopt the best international standards, Bourse de Casablanca has, for several years now, undertaken measures to step up the governance, reliability and performance of its Information Security Management System (ISMS). This procedure has come to fruition with the ISO 27 001 certification awarded by Bureau Veritas for its information system security read more
Nov 17, 2014
The Egyptian Exchange' Board in its last meeting adopted an initiative to support the children cancer hospital 57357 through the capital market mechanisms, as the financial instruments and mechanisms used in many countries worldwide for social purposes read more
Nov 11, 2014
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) concluded its Far East roadshow which was held last week from the 3rd to the 6th of November in Singapore and Hong Kong respectively.  The roadshow comes in line with ADX strategic plans of engaging with potential new investors, fund managers, asset management, and investment management companies to showcase the various investment opportunities and prospects available in ADX and its listed companies and also showcase the strong economic growth of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Read more 
 
Nov 02, 2014
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) announced today that it will be leading some of the UAE’s chief companies to meet investors in Singapore and Hong Kong on the 3rd and 5th of November respectively.  The Far East roadshow follows successful roadshows in New York and London earlier this year. Read more
Oct 29, 2014
The General Assembly and Annual Meeting of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) approved on Tuesday, 28th of October 2014 to provide Bahrain Bourse (BHB) with a full membership status of the WFE during its 54th meeting at Seoul, South Korea. Read more
Sep 24, 2014
His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister today attended a ceremony marking the 25th anniversary of the Bahrain Bourse, at the Bahrain Financial Harbour. Read more

Sep 06, 2014
Mr. Nader Azar, the Acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) said that the ASE has modified articles (79 and 10) of the Trading Directives of securities at the ASE concerning the mechanism of receiving orders and  keeping the authorization of purchase and sell orders . The modified directives have been approved by the Board of Commissioners of the Jordan Securities Commission (JSC) and it became effective.
Aug 14, 2014
The Sudanese Council of Ministers headed by Mr. Bakri Hasan Saleh, the First Vice President of the Republic, has authorized in its meeting on August 14th, 2014 a draft law that consists on regulating the Sudanese Capital Markets for the year 2014.  Whereby, a specialized Capital Markets organism will be established in order to monitor and to encourage investments, also to protect dealers and investors and to reaffirm the commitment to the Sharia Islamic law. Read more
Jul 26, 2014
Casablanca Stock Exchange (CSE) participated in the opening of the market hall of the National School of Commerce and Management Kenitra on the 26th of June 2014. This market hall has been equipped by CSE in tools for students to be in actual market situation, with the possibility of realistic simulations of how the stock market works.
This action is part of the partnership with the CSE, Moroccan schools and universities to promote financial education.
Jul 24, 2014
 Under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Abdullah Nsour, Jordan Capital Market Institutions launched the Regulating Legislatives for Islamic Finance Sukuk with the  participation of the Executive Chairman of the Jordanian Securities Commission (JSC), Mr. Mohammad S. Al Hourani, the Head of the Legislatives Projects Team Ms. Malak Ganem, the Chairman of the Supervisory  Central Company Dr. Abdulsalam  Al-Abadi, and  the Committee  members of setting regulations for Islamic  Sukuk Dr. Basil Al-Shaaer, read more
Jul 22, 2014
His Excellency the Chairman of the Saudi Capital Market Authority, expressed his thanks to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and to His Royal Highness the Crown Prince, Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense, and to His Royal Highness the Deputy Crown Prince and Second Deputy Premier, and to the Council of Ministers for allowing the Capital Market Authority to open the Saudi Stock Exchange to Qualified Foreign Financial Institutions, according to the time it sees fit and pursuant to the regulations issued by the CMA. read more 
Jul 20, 2014
"Kuwait Bourse Company" was proclaimed on Sunday 20th of July 2014 after securing approval over all procedures toward establishment, said Chairman of the new entity's constituent committee Mr. Abdullah Al-Qabandi. read more
Jun 17, 2014
Three teams of business students won 30,000 AED for the innovative investment strategies they presented during the closing ceremony of Abu Dhabi University's "Stock Market Competition 2014" on June 17th, 2014. read more

Jun 04, 2014
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) concluded its second roadshow of the year from the 2nd till the 4th of June 2014 with a delegation to London comprising 60 senior representatives of asset management and investment management companies that manage assets with an estimated value of 45 billion dollars. read more

Jun 04, 2014
His Excellency Essa Kazim, Chairman of Dubai Financial Market (DFM), has honored the winners of the inaugural round of the DFM Chairman’s Award on June 4th, 2014. During the ceremony, HE Essa Kazim praised the efforts of DFM employees behind various initiatives which have helped to further fortify the market’s leading position read more
Jun 01, 2014
Casablanca Stock Exchange (CSE) organized the ceremony prizes to 3 winners Tournament Inter schools and universities "Champions of the Exchange”. 
 
Jun 01, 2014
The Palestine Exchange (PEX) launched “Panorama Exchange” the Arabic quarterly E-Bulletin specializes in covering different topics and issues related to Palestine capital market sector. The E-bulletin shall be PEX new statistical portal, covering the market performance and other related parties in the sector.
May 26, 2014
The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) hosted a dinner event in for senior representatives of sell side Brokers and Institution on the 26th of May 2014 read more
May 20, 2014
Effective May 20th, 2014 the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) was granted Affiliate Membership with the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), an international body that promotes high standards amongst regulators and leading stock exchanges around the world. read more 
May 05, 2014
Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), in collaboration with QNB Financial Services commenced a week-long roadshow on the 5th of May 2014 that aims to support the further development and practice of QE’s listed companies’ investor relations. The forums were hosted by Bank of America Merrill Lynch in New York and Deutsche Bank in London. read more 
Apr 29, 2014
The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) International Investor Roadshow in London has been successfully concluded on Tuesday, April 29th, 2014, with over 240 one-on-one meetings were held between fund managers, institutional investors and senior representatives from 12 listed companies on the DFM and NASDAQ Dubai. read more
Apr 21, 2014
The Chairman of Bahrain Bourse Mr. Yusuf Humood issued Resolution No. (1) for 2014 to amend the annual subscription fees in accordance to the article No. (2) of the Chairman’s resolution No. (9) for 2011. The new resolution stated that the listed Bahraini public shareholding companies suspended from trading for a period not exceeding two continuous years read more
Apr 17, 2014
The CEO of Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX), Mr. Rashed Al Baloushi, received the “Government CEO Excellence” Award at the 11th Leading CEO Awards ceremony held on the 17th of April 2014 at the Burj Al Arab Hotel in Dubai. read more
Mar 31, 2014
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) announced that its UAE listed companies have showed a 96.7% compliance to disclose their annual results 2013 within the deadline of 3 month from the end of the financial year. 42 out of the 43 UAE public joint stock companies listed on DFM successfully disclosed their annual results by the end of March 2014, with the exception of Amlak Finance due to procedural reasons.
Mar 20, 2014
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX)  led its first roadshow of the year from the 18th till the 20th of March 2014 with a delegation to New York City comprising senior representatives of a number of listed companies. read more
Feb 28, 2014
Bahrain Bourse (BHB) has won Corporate Governance Award 2014 as best Bahraini Company from the UK based magazine World Finance. read more
Jan 17, 2014
Leaders of Palestine’s capital market, investment and export community concluded the Palestine Capital Markets Day in strength, highlighting Palestine as ‘the investment opportunity for 2014’. Led by national export body, Palestine Trade Centre (PalTrade) and the Palestine Exchange (PEX) read more
Jan 01, 2014
The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) interviewed H.E. Essa Kazim, Chairman and CEO of Dubai Financial Market (DFM). H.E. Essa Kazim provided a brief about DFM mentioning that it’s the first Exchange in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the first publicly listed Exchange in the region. DFM launched its activities on the 26th of March 2000 read more
Dec 31, 2013
Bahrain Bourse has won the award for the Best Corporate Governance, GCC, 2013. The award was presented to BHB by Capital Finance International (CFI) for BHB’s efforts to implement Corporate Governance Code(2010) issued by the Ministry of Industry & Commerce and Central Bank of Bahrain. read more
Dec 31, 2013
On the WFE website, Mr. Rashid Al Mansoori, CEO of Qatar Exchange (QE) shed the light on the background of  Qatar Exchange since its opening for trading in 1997 introducing the trading system, the listings and the upcoming plans. read more
Dec 18, 2013
S&P Dow Jones announced on the 18th of December 2013 that it has added coverage of Palestine to its suite of frontier market indices. Palestine will remain on S&P Dow Jones Indices watch-list for potential future inclusion in the S&P Frontier BMI and Dow Jones Global Total Stock Market. 
 
Oct 29, 2013
Chairmen and Chief Executives from more than 50 of the world’s leading exchanges were gathered in Mexico City on the 29th of October for the 53rd   WFE General Assembly and Annual Meeting read more