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Conferences
Nov 27, 2017
Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) play a vital role in supporting businesses’ efforts to achieve sustainable growth due to the numerous benefits of listing on capital markets including the enhanced ability to raise necessary funds as well as improving the operational efficiency as a result of implementing corporate governance, transparency and disclosure regulations. According to capital markets experts, the IPOs provides the main stream to diversify investment opportunities on the market enabling investors to participate on the high growth achieved by various economic sectors. Read more
Nov 27, 2017
As part of its efforts to strengthen communication channels and build strategic partnerships with listed companies, the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX), the region's leading financial market recently held its second annual forum for listed companies in this year, at Waldorf Astoria in Ras Al-Khaimah. Read more
Nov 23, 2017
CFA Society Doha, the local association of CFA Institute investment management professionals, hosted the 2017 Doha Investment Forum alongside Qatar Stock Exchange and Qatar Development Bank. The forum, held earlier this week, brought together policymakers, industry experts and key market participants from across Qatar. Read more
Nov 20, 2017
Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) today held the 8th Annual Investor Relations Conference in cooperation with the Middle East Investor Relations Association (MEIRA). The conference was held at the Rotana City Center in Doha with the participation of a wide range of representatives from leading listed companies, market participants, regulatory bodies and investors. Read more
Nov 07, 2017
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) received a high-level delegation from Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) as well as Indonesian media corporations. The visit underlines Indonesia’s interest to learn from Dubai’s successes in developing Islamic capital markets. Read more
Oct 25, 2017
As part of its efforts to strengthen communication channels and build strategic partnerships with listed companies, the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX), the region's leading financial market recently held its annual forum for its listed companies at the Rosewood hotel in Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi. Later in the year, ADX will organise another forum targeting listed companies in the northern emirates. Read more
Oct 23, 2017
The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) International Investor Roadshow in New York 2017 has placed the growth strategies and business developments of 10 companies listed on DFM and Nasdaq Dubai in the limelight by connecting these companies with leading US-based investment funds. The event 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 are increasingly attracted to further strengthening their presence on the market. Read more
Oct 19, 2017
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) hosted a delegation from Muscat Securities Market (MSM) during this week to identify the most important working mechanisms in technical departments, such as disclosure and surveillance, and the latest developments in the regulations of companies listing. This comes in the framework of trailing the activation of the memorandum of understanding signed with Muscat Securities Market about 14 years ago, while this is the third training program for the Omani side in Egypt since the signing of the memorandum. Read more
Oct 08, 2017
The Palestine Exchange (PEX) concluded on Sunday Oct. 8th, 2017 its participation in the World Investor Week 2017, launched by the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) and organized locally by the Palestine Capital Market Authority (PCMA). The world investor week 2017 was held during Oct. 2-8, 2017 and included many activities and events shared by the securities sector partners. Read more
Oct 01, 2017
Mr. Rashed Al Blooshi, Chief Executive of the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) recently hosted a briefing about ADX at the American Chamber of Commerce, Abu Dhabi (AmCham). The session introduced attendees to the operations of the exchange, its vision moving forwards and the investment opportunities available. Read more
Sep 24, 2017
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) held its first meeting with 20 representatives of Nominated advisors of Nilex, aiming to develop the working system of listed in the SMEs Stock market.
During the meeting, Mr. Mohamed Farid, Chairman of the Egyptian Exchange, explained the management's efforts for developing the Egyptian Capital market giving a top priority to Nilex as the gate way for growth of SMEs, Pointing out that there is a plan to create a platform for development and capital increase and growth expansion of serious companies, stating the need for the nominated advisors to expand in the issuance of Nilex studies and research papers on the sponsored companies. Read more
Aug 28, 2017
Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) re-affirms today its ongoing commitment to publicly listed companies to enhance their investor relations practices. In collaboration with Iridium Investor Relations, QSE rolls out the IR Excellence Program for a third year since its successful launch in 2015. QSE highlights this as an opportunity for publicly listed companies to excel, as the IR Excellence Program will once again recognize their achievements and proactive efforts to foster professional investor relations standards. Read more
Jul 19, 2017
Shaikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa, CEO of Bahrain Bourse (BHB) received on Tuesday, 18th July 2017 H.E. the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea Mr. Hyunmo Koo and Counsellor and Deputy Head of Mission Mr. Youngki Yun.  Areas of joint cooperation between the two parties were discussed covering economic cooperation including capital markets and areas of potential collaboration between the Exchanges of both countries as well as Bahrain Clear. Read more
May 14, 2017
The delegate visited the exchange on Sunday May 14, 2017; CEO of PEX gave a general presentation on PEX, its investment promotion efforts and its achievements on the international level. He discussed with the delegate means of cooperation to promote investment at PEX.
Apr 17, 2017
Dubai Financial Market Company (PJSC) organized a Board Briefing session aimed at updating its Directors on latest developments and best practices of Corporate Governance. The session underlines DFM’s constant efforts to further enhance the implementation of Corporate Governance and strengthen its leading position, since it went public in 2006 in a first of its kind step in the region. Read more
Mar 15, 2017
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) hosted a student delegation from the Canadian University of Dubai as part of its continuous efforts at enhancing investment awareness to students. The visit also forms part of ADX's commitment to support educational initiatives and to encourage and promote professional investment skills across the UAE, to the very highest international standards. Read more

Mar 13, 2017
The shareholders of Dubai Financial Market Company (PJSC) have approved the Balance Sheet and Income Statement for the financial year ending 31 December 2016, during the Annual General Meeting held on Monday, 13 March 2017. DFM shareholders ratified the Board of Director’s report on the company’s performance and its financial position for the fiscal year ending 31 December 2016, the external auditor’s report and the Fatwa and Sharia’a Supervisory Board report. Read more
Feb 27, 2017
The Board of Directors of Bahrain Bourse (BHB) held its second meeting for the year 2017 on Wednesday, 22nd February 2017 chaired by Mr. Abdulkareem Ahmed Bucheeri, Chairman of the Bourse.The Board discussed the topics on the agenda including the latest developments at Bahrain Bourse, where the strategic review of BHB’s operational plan for 2016 was presented by the Chief Executive Officer of the Bourse, Shaikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa. Read more

Feb 16, 2017
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) Chief Executive Rashed Al Blooshi said that ADX managed to implement a solid strategy that is a roadmap to highlight the path of ADX projects for the coming years in order to achieve the Exchange’s goals through relying on solid foundations and strong pillars. Read more
Feb 12, 2017
Shaikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, the Chief Executive of Bahrain Bourse (BHB) met on Tuesday 7th February 2017 Dr. Ebrahim Mohammed Janahi Chief Executive of Tamkeen to discuss the latest developments achieved in Bahrain Investment Market (BIM). Read more
Jan 18, 2017
In the framework of regular meetings ADX executive management conducts with its employees, Mr. Rashed Al Blooshi, Chief Executive of ADX, shared the practical steps of implementing ADX strategy which consist of six work streams that aim towards continuing the development of the operational infrastructure of the Exchange and the effective implementation of ADX strategy which was developed based on Abu Dhabi Plan and Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030. Read more
Jan 17, 2017
In a step that reflects a growing recognition of the role of EGX at the African level, the Executive Committee of ASEA has chosen Egypt for the second time in five years to host the General Assembly and Annual Conference, in a clear reference that EGX is capable to bring out the event in the best picture. Read more
Jan 09, 2017
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) received a high-level delegation from the Republic of Kazakhstan’s Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC). The delegates explored potential areas of cooperation and were briefed by senior DFM officials on Dubai’s leading position as a dynamic capital markets hub as well as DFM’s active role in further strengthening this position. Read more
Nov 29, 2016
The market participation in the exhibition is coming as part of encouragement all Syrian events for the reconstruction phase and deployment the investment culture and trading mechanism to all those interested in. where more than 40 international, Arab and local companies in the use of renewable energies and invest in preparation for the stage reconstruction has been participated in the exhibition.
Nov 27, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) received a high-level delegation of the board of directors and senior executives from the Nigerian Central Securities Clearing System Plc. The delegates explored potential areas of cooperation and were briefed by senior DFM officials on Dubai’s leading position as a dynamic capital markets hub as well as DFM’s active role in reinforcing this position.
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Nov 21, 2016
The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) and the Middle East Investor Relations Association (MEIRA) held their 7th Annual Investor Relations conference in Doha, Qatar with participation from the forty four QSE-listed companies. Read more
Nov 20, 2016
Damascus Securities Exchange participated in the third International Exhibition Services companies and businessmen "Srfeks 2016" as one of supporting sponsors of the exhibition. With the participation of special local and international companies that provide outstanding service for both business and requirements to build a modern Syria developed.
Nov 10, 2016
The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE), represented by Mr. Moayyad Tahtamony, the Head of Listing & Operations Department participated, in the meeting of the General Authority for the members of the international organization responsible for the application of XBRL, in addition to the conference, which was organized on the sidelines of the above mentioned meeting, which were held in Singapore during the period November 7-10, 2016. Read more
Oct 31, 2016
The Executive Chairman of the Board of the Commissioners at Jordan Securities Commission (JSC) Mohammed Saleh Hourani in the presence of the Board of Commissioners and the CEO of the ASE Nader Azar, Deputy CEO Bassam Abu Abbas,  and the CEO of the SDC  received a delegation from “The Economy and Investment commission" in the parliament, chaired by Dr. Khair Abu Seilik the chairman of the committee; in a visit to the capital market institutions aims to enhance communication and continuous cooperation between both parts to stand in the  most important developments and achievements of the capital market institutions in the  various fields. Read more
Oct 26, 2016
Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) represented by Mr. Nader Azar, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the ASE participated as a keynote speaker at the "Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) regional Perspectives" Which came on the sidelines of the of the fourteenth session of the meeting of the United Nations Environmental Program Financial Initiative (UNEP-FI) 2016 Global Roundtable, which was held in Dubai - United Arab Emirates, during the period 25-26 /10/2016. Read more
Oct 24, 2016
Chief Executive of Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) Rashed Al Blooshi said that strengthening partnership with listed companies is part of ADX’s strategic aims - in addition to improving the infrastructure of the Exchange. Read more
Oct 17, 2016
The Chairman of the ASE Board of Directors Marwan Bataieneh received the US Ambassador to the Kingdom Alice Wells in the presence of the CEO of the ASE Nader Azar, and a number of the ASE employees. During the visit, they discussed the common subject of mutual interest in the economic field. Read more
Sep 27, 2016
Boursa Kuwait participated at the 8th Euromoney conference that was held on 27th September, 2016 at the JW Marriott – Kuwait City. The conference themed ‘Meeting the Challenge of Financial Innovation and Reform’ addressed challenges and opportunities facing the Kuwaiti economy in an era of global uncertainties. Boursa Kuwait Vice Chairman and CEO, Mr. Khaled Abdulrazzaq AlKhaled, highlighted the company’s role in developing the overall financial market status and upgrading standards of the capital markets to the international level. Read more
Sep 26, 2016
On Sunday, 25th September 2016, a high-level delegation from the Egyptian Exchange visited Bahrain Bourse for two days to explore areas of mutual cooperation between the exchanges and the practical steps to be taken by related parties in order to activate the terms of the MOU that has been signed between Bahrain Bourse and the Egyptian Exchange in April 2016. Read more
Sep 20, 2016
Boursa Kuwait recently hosted an informative session for a team of 24 diplomatic delegates, in support of the Saud Al Nasser Al Sabah Diplomatic Institute training program, under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Read more
Sep 11, 2016
Damascus Securities Exchange participated in the International Education Expo 2016 which is related to Education. The exposition was held in Dama Rose hotel on September from 09 till 11, 2016. The target of the participation was to increase the culture of investment and to support and encourage all Syrian events that aim to rehabilitate and develop cadres capable of building the Syrian economy.
Sep 06, 2016
Dr. Mohammad Omran, EGX Chairman participated in the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges initiative in Singapore "The Global Dialogue for Stock Markets" activities. The event was organized this year during the period 5-6 September in Order to review the most important international experiences in the field of sustainable development of capital markets. Read more
Sep 05, 2016
The Financial Times Stock Exchange 100 Index (FTSE), which manages the biggest stock indices in the UK, is studying the issuance and listing of share index of eco-friendly companies that belong to the green economy through the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX). Read more
Aug 31, 2016
Tunis Stock Exchange participated in the ceremony organized by the African Funds "Investment Climate Facility-ICF-" that was held in Dar Es Salam, Tanzania, on 31 August 2016. This event was an opportunity for ICF to present an assessment of its operations since its establishment in 2007, in more than twenty African countries to fund projects in various fields to improve the business climate and remove barriers to investment in these countries.
On this occasion, Tunis Stock Exchange introduced the contribution of the ICF for the strengthening of the financial Place of Tunis, through building capacity of market professionals and market financial Literacy. This project has broadened the investor base, strengthen the reputation of the stock exchange and encourage the new listings at the Tunis Stock Exchange.
Aug 29, 2016
The meeting was held on Monday 29th of August to discuss the practical means to update the listed companies’ shareholders information to enhance communication with shareholders.
Members of Palestine Investor relations chapter and representatives of member firms attended the meeting which ended with agreement on specific points expected to accelerate the updating process.
Aug 22, 2016
His Excellency Rashed Al Blooshi, CEO of Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX), stated that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) enjoys a strong relationship with China and mentioned that the value of trade between the two countries has reached 257 billion dirhams last year. He further confirmed that the two sides are keen on reinforcing their mutual cooperation in economy and investment over the coming periods. Read more
Jul 22, 2016
Dr. Omran participated in the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development UNCTAD’ meetings in Nairobi presenting the Egyptian experience in applying sustainability. The conference was held in the Kenyan, Nairobi, with the participation of a large number of stock exchanges’ heads and executives, as well as financial institutions interested in green investments and funding opportunities available to achieve the sustainable development goals (SDG). Read more
 
May 31, 2016
Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) today held the 2nd Annual Consultative Meeting on Disclosure Procedures with the participation of representatives from the Qatar Financial Markets Authority (QFMA) and the Qatar Central Securities Depository (QCSD), and the presence of representatives from various listed companies. Read more
May 25, 2016
Qatar Stock Exchange welcomed a delegation of MSCI executives on Thursday of last week, led by Mr. Henry Fernandez, Chairman and CEO of MSCI.  The delegation met several senior officials to understand the strategy and vision for development of capital markets in Qatar. Read more
May 25, 2016
Dr. Mohammad Omran, EGX Chairman went to Washington DC invited by the Institute of International Finance (IIF) to participate in a roundtable organized by the Institute to discuss the situation of investments and capital flows to emerging markets. Read more
May 08, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) received a delegation from the Saudi Exchange “Tadawul”, who have been briefed on DFM’s momentous journey in implementing cutting-edge Clearing, Settlement and Depository (CSD) mechanisms and procedures in line with the international best practices. Read more
May 08, 2016
The Chairman of Bahrain Bourse (BHB) Mr. Yusuf Abdulla Humood and the CEO of Bahrain Bourse Sh. Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa received on Thursday, 5th May 2016 a delegation from Bahrain Family Business Association headed by the Chairman Mr. Khalid Mohammed Kanoo. Read more
May 08, 2016
The “Investor Relation Conference” was held on Sunday, 05/08/2016 in Ramallah. The conference was organized by the Palestine Exchange (PEX) in cooperation with the Middle East Investor Relations Society (MEIRS), hosting a group of experts and speakers from the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates and Palestine, to discuss the latest developments in investor relations. Read more
May 05, 2016
Dr. Mohammad Omran, EGX Chairman traveled to Romania, Bucharest, to chair the meetings of the Euro-Asian Federation of Exchanges (FEAS). The meetings focused on activating the role of the federation in the development of the mechanisms of action in the member stock exchanges in order to meet the challenges surrounding the emerging markets during the recent period.
Dr. Mohammed Omran said that the meetings discussed the development of the legislative framework of the Organization for the capital markets of the Member States in order to achieve greater efficiency and effectiveness, especially in light of the legislative developments in the financial markets in the world.
Apr 13, 2016
Shaikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa, CEO of Bahrain Bourse (BHB) received on Sunday 10th April 2016 a delegation from the Information and eGovernment Authority headed by Mr. Mohammed Ali AlQaed, Chief Executive of the Information and eGovernment Authority. Sh. Khalifa welcomed Mr. AlQaed and the delegation accompanying him, and praised their initiative in visiting the bourse. Areas of joint cooperation between Bahrain Bourse and the Information and eGovernment Authority were discussed. Read more
Apr 12, 2016
Bahrain Bourse (BHB) announced that it will be a key sponsor for the CFA Middle East Investment Conference (MEIC) that will be held on 13 April 2016 in Bahrain. 
Shaikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa, CEO of Bahrain Bourse said, “We, at the Bahrain Bourse, are keen to take an active role in any efforts that may develop the capital market in the Kingdom of Bahrain and the region. Read more
Mar 24, 2016
Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) held its Seventeenth General Assembly Meeting on Thursday, March 24, 2016. The meeting chaired by Mr. Marwan Al-Bataineh the chairman of the Board of Directors, in the presence of the members of the Board, the CEO of the ASE Mr. Nader Azar and a representative of the Jordan Securities Commission (JSC) Mr. Mithqal Obeidat.
During the meeting, they discussed the report of the Board of Directors on the activities of the ASE for the year 2015 and its future plan; the participants listened  to the Auditor's Report on the ASE financial statements, and the financial position for the year 2015. Moreover, they also discussed the balance sheet, the account of revenues and expenditures, and the cash flow for the ASE. The financial statements for the year ended December 31st, 2015 have been endorsed. 
Mar 13, 2016
Dr. Mohammad Omran was invited by Umm Al-Qura’ university to head a panel discussion at the first international conference for Islamic finance and banking with high-level  international participation. The conference sessions witnessed the participation of the senior deputy chairman of the World Bank and a number of heads and representatives of major financial and banking institutions worldwide led by Merrill Lynch, Standard & Poor’s and the Islamic development Bank, in addition to a large number of prestigious universities such as Harvard and Chicago Universities. Read more
Feb 21, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) has successfully participated in the Middle East Fraud Conference hosted by the Financial Audit Department of Dubai Government on 14 and 15 February 2016 in cooperation with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). The conference was held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Chairman of the Financial Audit Department. Read more
Feb 18, 2016
Egypt Energy Investment Summit took place from the 16th till the 18th February in Cairo, Egypt. The summit aimed at driving forward investments into Egypt’s energy sector.
The summit’s central issues included the progress in the renewable energy program, the ‘Build-Own-Operate’ projects and the IPP (Independent Power Producer Procurement) scheme, and showcasing the pro-activeness of government to engage credible investors efficiently and commercially.  Read more
Feb 10, 2016
The two days on-site visit was concluded on Wednesday February 10. It aimed at verifying the possibility to upgrade the membership of the Palestine Exchange (PEX) to full membership status within the World federation of Exchanges (WFE) based on the application submitted by PEX in August 2015. The committee is expected to present its recommendation to the WFE board of directors in their next meeting in Shanghai in June of this year. Read more
Feb 02, 2016
Dr. Mohammed Omran, Chairman of the Egyptian Exchange (EGX), participated in a panel about the future of direct investment to the African continent at the African investment forum which was held in Sharm el-Sheikh under the auspices of his Excellency Mr. Abdel Fattah El Sisi President of Egypt participated also a major number of heads and officials of the African continent. Read more
Jan 31, 2016
The Palestine Exchange representative concluded a weeklong visit to Gaza in January, 2016. The visit aimed at meeting PEX listed companies, member firms, and other financial and educational institutions. The visit is expected to open promising horizons of cooperation and to widen PEX's investment base.
Jan 27, 2016
On Wednesday, January 27, 2016, Tunis hosted the first Francophone Stock Markets Forum organized by Tunis Stock Exchange, under the theme "Stock Market and SMEs between Requirements and Realities." Read more
Jan 26, 2016
Mr. Rashid bin Ali Al-Mansoori, CEO of Qatar Stock Exchange, participated in the WFE Board Meeting in Zurich, Switzerland on the 18th of January 2016, at which the “2016 and beyond” strategy was discussed and agreed, including the WFE business and action plan. Read more
Jan 22, 2016
The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE), represented by Mr. Moayyad Tahtamony, the Head of Listing & Operations Department, participated in the 6th Meeting for Asian Countries using Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL), which was held in Mumbai -India in the period on the 21st and 22nd of January.
During this meeting China, Japan, India, Indonesia, Korea, Singapore and Taiwan presented their experiences about XBRL. They presented the New Development in the Field of Implementing this technology and its future plans for the coming Years. On the sidelines of the meeting, the intentional organization responsible for the implementation the XBRL explained the development in this field on the international level.
Jan 20, 2016
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX)’ board met yesterday, January 19, 2016 to discuss the developments that have affected the financial markets globally and regionally, and the impact on the local market during the recent period, where the board stressed that although the external conditions impose a pressure on the local and foreign investment flows, but it is important that investors wait a bit in taking  decisions and deepen their outlook with regard to the companies’ financial basics, where the board pointed to the importance of EGX’ request from the listed companies to rapidly announce the financial statements of 2015 to enable investors to identify clearly the companies’ economic status. Read more
Dec 16, 2015
Damascus Securities Exchange (DSE) participated in the first specialized conference for Banking and Insurance, which was held in Sheraton Hotel in Damascus on the 16th of December 2015.
Dec 16, 2015
Damascus Securities Exchange (DSE) participated in the Tourism and Investment meeting, which was held in Dama Rose Hotel in Damascus on the 16th of December.
Dec 15, 2015
The Club of the Women Administrators organized with the Casablanca Stock Exchange a conference entitled “Governance of listed companies in Africa and integration of women in their boards” on the 15th of December.
Dec 09, 2015
Muscat Securities Market hosted Dr. Jamil Jaroudi, CEO of Bank Nizwa and a number of officials of the bank in a panel discussion in order to talk about the bank's performance during the past period and future plans especially the announcement of its financial results.
The seminar was held at CMA Businessmen Hall in the presence of officials from the brokerage and investment firms and a number of investors and the press and media as well as officials from the Muscat Securities Market and Capital Market Authority and Muscat Clearing and Depository.
Bank Nizwa has announced preliminary results for the third quarter of this year, where it reduced its losses by 29% compared to the same period of 2014, the bank had a loss of 4.2 million riyals compared to 5.95 million riyals the end of September last year.

Nov 30, 2015
A delegation of the Stock Exchange of Algiers visited Tunis Stock Exchange (TSE)on the 30th of November to take account of market education program of the Tunis Stock Exchange, mainly on the website Investia Academy and the website online Challenge MyInvestia and to study the possible implementation possibilities of market education program at the Algiers Stock Exchange.
 
The delegation then took account of the initiative of TSE for the promotion of SME financing by the market launched in collaboration with Euronext.
Nov 30, 2015
Bahrain Bourse received recently a delegation of 30 women from the cooperation committee between the supreme council for women and the women’s societies, in line with the celebration of the Bahraini women's day themed “Women in the Financial and Banking Sector,” that will be held on 1st December 2015. Read more
Nov 25, 2015
Damascus Securities Exchange (DSE) held its Irregular General Assembly Meeting on the 25th of November at the DSE building.
The meeting was attended by Dr. Ismail Ismail, Dr. Abdul Rahman Mari, the Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Securities and Syrian financial markets, Mr. Mohammed Ghassan Qalaa, the Chairman of DSE, and the members of the Board of Commissioners of the Securities and Syrian financial markets, and the members of the Board of DSE. Read more
Nov 18, 2015
Damascus Securities Exchange (DSE), represented by Dr. Mamoun Hamdan the CEO of DSE, participated in the General Assembly Meeting of the Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges (FEAS) which was held in Isfahan/Iran on the 18th of November, the meeting included discussions about financial activities through 2015 and the cooperation between different Exchanges. 
Nov 18, 2015
The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) represented by Mr. Nader Azar, the CEO of the ASE participated in the Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges’ (FEAS) 21st General Assembly and Annual Meeting which was held in Isfahan/ Iran on November 17 - 18, 2015, hosted by Tehran Stock Exchange. The Meeting was attended by FEAS Working Committee, Executive Board, General Assembly and participating members. Read more
Nov 16, 2015
The creation of a dynamic climate for the IPO sector as a result of recent regulatory reforms with New Commercial Companies’ Law at the forefront has provided private and family businesses with an attractive and encouraging environment to going public and listing according to capital markets and IPO experts. The new reforms such as lowering the minimum requirement of free float from 55% to 30%, the sell down of as much as 30% without issuing new shares and the book building mechanism offered further flexibility for companies considering to go public. Read more
Nov 04, 2015
The general manager of Khartoum Stock Exchange (KSE) has received a delegation from the kingdom of Jordan on the 4th of November, in order to identify Sudan experience in the field of issuance and trading of Islamic SUKUK, and the KSE role in these processes.
Nov 03, 2015
The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) represented by Mr. Nader Azar, the CEO of the ASE, participated in the 55th General Assembly and Annual Meeting of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) which was held in Doha / Qatar hosted by the Qatar Stock Exchange during October 19-21, 2015. CEOs and other representatives of member exchanges worldwide attend the main yearly WFE meeting for in-depth discussion on major issues surrounding the exchange industry. Read more
Nov 03, 2015
The Board of Directors of Bahrain Bourse (BHB) held its fourth meeting for this year on Wednesday, 29th October 2015 chaired by Mr. Yusuf Abdulla Humood, Chairman of the Bourse, where the Board discussed the topics on the agenda. Read more
Nov 03, 2015
The Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of Jordan Securities Commissions (JSC), Mr. Mohammed S.AlHourani, received a delegation from Amman Chamber of Commerce, headed by the Chairman of the Chamber Mr. Issa Haider Murad, accompanied by a number of members, in the presence of the Board of Commissioners of JSC , the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) Mr. Marwan AlBatayneh , the CEO of the ASE Mr. Nader Azar , the chairman of the Board of Securities Depository Center (SDC ), Mr. Said Hammami, and the Acting CEO of the SDC, Mr. Khalil Nasser, Read more
Nov 02, 2015
The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) hosted the 6th Annual IR Conference in Doha in association with the Middle East Investor Relations Society (MEIRS).  The event was targeted all Qatari listed companies, featuring a wide spectrum presentations on a series of significant of global best IR practices. The program topics aim to educate listed companies on the importance of sound Investor Relations practices covering various topics such as the latest trends and best practices when talking and writing about annual reports; analyst days and earnings calls; usage of digital media in IR; governance from an investor relations perspective; and advancing Investor relations to the next level.
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Oct 29, 2015
PEX Participated in the 2015 WFE meetings held last week in Doha, Qatar. The meeting was attended by heads of the major international exchange groups, leaders of WFE-affiliated organizations, such as clearing houses, the post-trade sector and representatives of global regulatory agencies. Read more
Oct 28, 2015
Under the patronage of His Excellency Hamad Al Shamsi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, the Exchange organized its Third Annual Conference titled: “Conversion to Public Joint Stock Companies: Toward a Sustainable Partnership” today, October 26th, 2015 at St. Regis Hotel - Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi. Read more
Oct 25, 2015
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) hosted its first Sustainability Conference on the 25th of October with the participation of a large number of the business community’ leaders, experts and executives to discuss ways to launch initiatives to enhanced the degree of the sustainable development’ adoption in the business community. Read more
Oct 25, 2015
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) concluded its annual conference for sustainability with the participation of a large number of representatives of the business sector, civil society, and a number of international organizations led by the United Nations (UN) and the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE). The opening speech of conference was delivered by Mr. Ashraf Salman, Minister of Investment, Dr. Ghada Waly, Minister of Social Solidarity, Mr. Sherif Samy Chairman of the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority and Dr. Mohammed Omran, EGX Chairman. Read more
Oct 22, 2015
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange unveiled an integrated package that contains the latest innovative solutions, platforms and smart services applications for the business community during its participation in the Thirty Fifth Edition of Gitex 2015 which is being held under the slogan “The Internet Future of Everything” at Dubai World Trade Center as part of Abu Dhabi E-government Pavilion in the period from 18th to 22nd of October. Read more
Oct 21, 2015
His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani, Minister of Economy and Commerce and Chairman of the Qatar Stock Exchange, inaugurated the 55th Annual Meeting of the World Federation of Exchanges. Read more
Oct 21, 2015
The Tunis Stock Exchange participated in the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) 55th General Assembly & Annual Meeting concluded in Doha – Qatar from the 19th till the 21st of October, with representatives from more than 60 nations in attendance for the event.
This meeting focused on the financing of SMEs, the development of derivatives markets and raw materials, changes in the structure of financial markets and guidelines on governance and risk management.
Oct 13, 2015
Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) is pleased to invite brokers, journalists and all interested investors to attend the introductory meeting, which will be dedicated to discuss the rights issues of the Gulf Warehousing Company, which will start as of Sunday October 18th, 2015. The meeting will be held on Thursday, October 15th, 2015, at 1:30 PM, at the 2nd floor of QSE building.

During the meeting, QSE experts will brief the attendees on the rights issues mechanism, as well as its calculation and execution methods in light of the approval obtained from the Qatar Financial Markets Authority.
Oct 06, 2015
PEX participated in the Arab IPO summit 2015 held in Dubai, UAE with other regional exchanges. Mr. Ahmad Aweidah, CEO of PEX, spoke in the second day of the summit about IPOs in Palestine and PEX experience in encouraging new listing. The summit discussed several papers pertaining to IPOs in the region. 
PEX also participated in the 7th conference of the Middle East Investor Relations Society (MEIRS) and award ceremony held in Dubai, UAE. The Bank of Palestine was awarded a special prize in investor relations as a result of the Extel survey voted on by buy- and sell-side organizations covering the Middle East.
Sep 22, 2015
The Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Bourse, Shaikh Khalifa Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, received on Sunday, 20th September 2015 the Board of the Rotary Club of Manama chaired by Mr. Raj Damani, President of the Club. Shaikh Khalifa welcomed the President and Board Members of the club and praised their initiative in visiting the Bourse’s premises. He also expressed his sincere appreciation of the club’s role and efforts directed toward the major issues relating to economic and community development. Read more
Sep 17, 2015
A French delegation today visited Qatar Stock Exchange and met with the CEO and other Qatari Directors. The delegation consisted of H.E Mr. Eric Chevallier, Ambassador of France to the State of Qatar, Ms. Agathe Demarais, the Economic Advisor on Middle East Affairs at the French Ministry of Economy and Finance; and the Head of the Economic Department of the French Embassy.
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Sep 16, 2015
Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) today held at the Four Seasons Hotel its 2nd session of the Exchange Views series of discussions. The theme of this session was "Realizing Qatar's true potential with MSCI". The purpose of this event, which is part of a series of events called ''Exchange views'', is to bring together leading decision makers and industry professionals from within Qatar to engage, discuss and debate on compelling and interesting topics that matter to the Qatari capital market.
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Sep 16, 2015
Dr. Mohammad Omran, EGX Chairman, headed to Dubai where he was a key speaker in the regional IPO Conference that was organized by Bloomberg. The largest regional financial and investment institutions attended the conference; where he illustrated EGX experience in increasing the number of listed companies and the approach to increase the number of IPOs despite the difficult economic conditions that the world is recently witnessing.
Dr. Omran also stated that EGX took vital steps to enhance investment climate which was reflected on the amount of funding that EGX provided, which reached LE 20 billion since June 2013. In addition, IPOs increased, in a strong come back, to reach LE 5 billion in 2015. 
Sep 15, 2015
Damascus Securities Exchange (DSE) participated in the Media Economic for Reconstruct Expo “Live Syria 2015” which was held in Sham Hotel in Damascus from the 13th till the 15th of September.
Sep 15, 2015
Damascus Securities Exchange (DSE) participated in the final seminar of “Economic Days 2” in collaboration with Sanad team for Development. The seminar aimed to provide introductory information of DSE regulations and rules, in addition to the mechanism of investment in order to increase the awareness related to the culture of investment in Syria. 
Sep 10, 2015
Damascus Securities Exchange (DSE) participated in the first Syrian International Microfinance & Banking Exhibition which was held in Dama Rose Hotel in Damascus from the 8th till the 10th of September. The exhibition included some of public and private banks, insurance companies and other companies. During the exhibition, DSE conducted a lecture on the 10th of September about the role of DSE in supporting investment.
Sep 02, 2015
The Tunis Stock Exchange resumed its financial education program with academic institutions, by receiving a group of students from the Ecole Polytechnique de Tunis on the 2nd of September.
During this visit, the students have learned the regulatory and technical framework particular market organization and the functioning of the Trading platform of TSE.
Sep 02, 2015
بمناسبة انطلاق الاكتتاب في عملية الترفيع في رأس ماله، عقد بنك الاسكان في 2 سبتمبر لقاء إعلامي بمقر بورصة تونس، لتقديم الوضعية المالية للبنك في السداسي الأول من سنة 2015 والنتائج المتوقعة لسنة 2015 إلى جانب مخطط أعمال البنك للفترة الممتدّة بين 2015 -2017 على ضوء عملية رسملة البنك. 
Jul 30, 2015
Under the Patronage of his Majesty King Abduallah II Bin Al Hussein, Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) represented by the CEO of the ASE Mr. Nader Azar participated in a conference entitled “Jordanian Expatriates” held under the slogan “Jordan bring us together” which was held in the Dead Sea from the 28th till the 30th of July with a participation of a representatives of Jordanian Expatriates from all around the world.  Read more
Jul 23, 2015
The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) represented by Mr. Nader Azar, the CEO of the ASE participated in the Working Committee (WC) Meeting of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) which was held in Kuala Lumpur / Malaysia during July 21-23, 2015. The Meeting was attended by wide participation of exchanges and participants worldwide. Read more
Jul 13, 2015
Dr. Mohamed Omran Chairman of the Egyptian stock exchange left to Addis Ababa- Ethiopia to attend United Nations to talk about the experience of the Egyptian stock exchange in sustainability and social responsibility and the role of finance in achieving the goals of sustainable development and the third United Nations Conference on financing for development. Read more
Jul 08, 2015
The Tunis Stock Exchange had participated in the 22nd edition of the International Financial forum of Paris EUROPLACE on the 7th and 8th of July under the title: "Boost Growth in Europe: The Offer of the Paris Place".  The participants were the heads of major international institutions, institutional investors, and representatives of European institutions and international financial markets.
This event was an opportunity to discuss several themes related to the savings long-term development and its mobilization for the financing of the economy, businesses and the development of new market financing channels for enterprises.
Jul 04, 2015
The Stock Exchange School continued its training sessions. At the end of the quarter, nearly 2,600 people of all profiles had been trained.
The Ecole de la Bourse moderated a conference on the 4th of July, organized by the Alliance des Hors Cadres de l’Office Chérifien des Phosphates, entitled "The Casablanca Stock Exchange: a Regulated and Structured Market".
This event, which was held at the Institut de Promotion Socio-Educative (IPSE) in Laâyoune, was attended by 50 leaders from a range of public and private institutions.
Jun 18, 2015
His Majesty King Abdullah said during the meeting that was held at Al Husseiniya Palace on June 15th 2015 that “achieving sustainable growth must be the main goal of all economic plans and programs under way and highlighted the 10-year economic blueprint that the government recently has endorsed to overcome economic challenges”. Read more
Jun 16, 2015
The Board of Directors of Bahrain Bourse (BHB) held its third meeting on Monday, 15th June 2015 chaired by Mr. Yusuf Abdulla Humood, Chairman of BHB.
The Board approved the Trading Guidelines of the Real Estate Investment Trust (REITs), following the Board’s approval on the Listing Guidelines of REITs in April 2015. Read more
Jun 08, 2015
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) hosted the second “Investors Summit” on the 8th of June, which was held under the patronage of the Prime Minister and with the participation of a number of the economic group ministers, the business community representatives in addition to a large number of financial institutions, Egyptian and foreign investment banks. Read more
Jun 01, 2015
استقبل المدير العام للسوق الدكتور أزهري الطيب الفكي وفد بعثة المساعدات الفنية المقدمة من صندوق النقد الدولي والميتاك. 
May 27, 2015
Damascus Securities Exchange (DSE) held its General Assembly meeting on the 27th of May in the exchange building.
The meeting was attended by the Minister of Finance; the Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Securities and Syrian financial markets, Mr. Mohammed Ghassan Qalaa the Chairman of DSE, the members of the Board of Commissioners of the Securities and Syrian financial markets, and the members of the Board of DSE.
Topics of the agenda were discussed including the financial statements for 2014. Afterwards, Dr. Mamoun Hamdan, Executive Director of DSE gave a quick overview on the evolution of DSE, in addition to the draft budget for the market in 2015.
May 19, 2015
Mr. Marwan Batayneh, the Chairman of the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) Board of Directors received the Indian Ambassador H.E. Anil Tritjonayat, in presence of Mr. Nader Azar, the CEO of the ASE. They discussed a number of shared subjects on the economic situation between the two parties. During this visit, both parties stressed on the depth of relations between the two countries. Moreover, they were keen to enhance communication and cooperation on the economic area, in general, and at the level of the financial markets, in particular.
May 14, 2015
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development EBRD, the developmental arm of the European Union (EU), invited the Egyptian Exchange (EGX)’ chairman, Dr. Mohammad Omran, as a speaker during the bank’s annual meetings that will take place in the Georgian capital (Tbilisi) during the period 14-15 May 2015. Read more
May 13, 2015
Qatar Stock Exchange today opened in Four Seasons Hotel a periodical event called "Exchange views". The purpose of this event is to bring together leading decision makers and industry professionals from within Qatar to engage, discuss and debate on compelling and interesting topics that matter to the Qatari capital market. Read more
May 13, 2015
The Casablanca Stock Exchange (CSE), Finances News Hebdo and Maroclear organized the 1st meeting on financial reporting entitled "Financial information central to the development of a regional hub" on the 13th of May.
 
This meeting consisted of a plenary conference and round-tables. It brought together financial industry professionals and experts and provided an opportunity to present and analyse in detail the links between financial information and the development of a Financial Hub in Casablanca. 
May 11, 2015
Dr. Mohammad Omran, The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) Chairman went to the Armenian capital (Yerevan) to chair the Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges (FEAS) Board meeting. The meetings were discussing the ways to develop and activate its role for the member stock exchanges’ modernization, in addition to discuss the reports of the working committees to improve the federation. Read more
May 07, 2015
Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), in collaboration with QNB Financial Services and HSBC, today opened a 2-day Roadshow in London to enhance investor relations between international investment institutions and Qatari listed companies. The forum was attended by H.E. Yousef bin Ali Al-Khater, Qatar Ambassador to the United Kingdom. Read more
Apr 30, 2015
The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) received a delegation from Khartoum Stock Exchange (KSE) where the delegation was briefed on the experience of the ASE in all fields and the electronic trading system currently used. The delegation also visited the Securities Depositary Centre (SDC) and the Jordan Securities Commission (JSC). This visit comes within the frame of cooperation and joint work that aims to exchange experience between the ASE and the KSE.
Apr 26, 2015
As per the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) efforts to enhance cooperation on the African level, the African Stock Exchange Association (ASEA) chooses EGX to host ASEA Executive Committee meetings that will take place tomorrow at EGX premises in presence of 8 African stock exchanges’ heads in order to discuss ASEA development’ mechanisms and the executive plan to activate the association’s role  to develop the African markets and to promote them so they could occupy the position they deserve on the global investment’ map.
It should be noted that EGX has been elected last year as a member of ASEA’ Executive Committee for the third time executively, also it hosted a number of African Exchanges’ representatives in a technical support training program form few weeks, in order to raise the African Stock Exchanges’ efficiency.
Apr 22, 2015
The 40th Arab Federation of Exchanges (AFE) meeting was held on Tuesday 21st April 2014 with the attendance of a large number of the federation’s member bourses and stock exchanges, where the Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Bourse Sh. Khalifa Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa assumed the federation’s rotating presidency. Read more
Apr 20, 2015
Dr. Mohammad Omran, Chairman of the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) participated in the event organized by the Institute of International Finance (IIF) which subordinates to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to discuss the funds flows of the global and emerging markets on the sidelines of the IMF’ spring meetings held in Washington DC on 19 April 2015.
The discussions focused on the challenges facing the world financial markets and the ways to support them with regard to the current conditions that need to integrate efforts to facilitate the capitals movement and to restore liquidity. Read more
Apr 13, 2015
The Administrators Women's Club organized in partnership with the Casablanca Stock Exchange, a conference under the theme "Enhancing corporate governance for better diversity to which mechanisms opt in Morocco? “
 
This event was held at the Casablanca Stock Exchange on Monday April 13, 2015.
Apr 11, 2015
Bahrain Bourse (BHB) organizes the Arab Federation of Exchanges (AFE) Annual Conference entitled “AFE Equities Summit 2015”, under the patronage of H.E. Rasheed Mohammed Al-Maraj, Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain, which will be held on 22nd and 23rd of April 2015 in cooperation with Thomson Reuters and the Arab Federation of Exchanges. Read more
Apr 06, 2015
QSE invited all staff to attend an event at which details of company’s five year strategy were presented. Mr Rashid Al Mansoori, CEO of QSE, introduced the event and provided details of the high level corporate strategy and this was followed by the director of each department providing details of the initiatives their department would be pursuing to support the ongoing development of the market and the exchange in line with the pillars of the high level strategy. Staff was given the opportunity to ask questions and to seek guidance on specific aspects of the strategy and the various programs.
Apr 04, 2015
Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) held two General Assembly meetings in 2015. The first meeting was on the 4th of April where they approved the Board of Governors (BOG) report for 2014 which clarifies the ISX activities and developing Electronic Trading system to the X –stream. Read more
Apr 03, 2015
The Casablanca Stock Exchange (CSE) participated in the 3rd Hub Africa fair on the theme of "Believe in Africa, Invest in Africa" on the 2nd & 3rd of April.
 
In the course of this event, the CSE established a close relationship with investors and businesspeople and outlined the financing solutions the stock market offers growing firms, both from Morocco or Africa.  
Apr 02, 2015
The Casablanca Stock Exchange (CSE) had a visit on the 2nd of April from the 40th graduating class of legal practitioners, specialised in commercial law at the “Institut Supérieur de la Magistrature (ISM)”.
During this visit, which is part of ongoing cooperation between Casablanca Finance City and ISM, Ecole de la Bourse held a lecture on the "role and operation of the Casablanca Stock Exchange".
Apr 02, 2015
The Casablanca Stock Exchange participated in the 3rd edition of "Hub Africa “on the 2nd and 3th April 2015, under the theme "Believe in Africa, Invest in Africa". CSE has hosted a conference under the theme "The Stock Exchange serving the growing SMEs”
 
This participation is part of the outreach that the Casablanca Stock Exchange sets with investors and entrepreneurs to set out the financing options offered by the stock market to Moroccan or African companies.
Apr 01, 2015
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) received on April 1st 2015 a high-level delegation of five senior officials from the capital market sector in the Sultanate of Oman. The Omani delegation was updated on DFM’s numerous clearing and settlement mechanisms and procedures in line with international best practices including; the successful implementation of Delivery versus Payment (DvP). Read more
Mar 11, 2015
The Middle East Securities Forum 2015 is to commence on Wednesday the 11th of March in Abu Dhabi. The forum, held under the sponsorship of Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX), will see the presence and participation of more than 150 experts and specialists in the field of financial markets from various local and international institutions. Read more
Mar 10, 2015
The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) will hold its Sixteenth General Assembly Meeting on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 2:00 pm. The meeting will be chaired by Mr. Marwan Al-Bataineh the Chairman of the ASE Board of Directors, in the presence of the members of the Board, Mr. Nader Azar the CEO of the ASE and a representative of the Jordan Securities Commission. During the meeting, The ASE members will discuss the report of the Board of Directors on the activities of the ASE for the year 2014 and its future plan; the members will listen to the Auditor's Report on the financial statements of the ASE which comprises the statement of financial position as of December 31, 2014, and the final statements of account will discuss the balance sheet, the account of revenues and expenditures, and the cash flow for the ASE. The financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2014 will be endorsed, Moreover, four new members will be elected of the Board of Directors of the ASE, presenting the brokerage firms.
Feb 22, 2015
The Board of Directors of Bahrain Bourse (BHB) held its first meeting for the year 2015 on Monday, 16th February 2015 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

Feb 21, 2015
During his visit to the Egyptian Exchange (EGX), Dr. Khaled Hanafy - Minister of supply said that the current Government is working on restructuring of holding companies subject to the provisions of law No. 203 for the year 1991 through public offerings in the EGX to raise capital and attract local and foreign investments.  This is the first time there are discussions of increasing capital of the Holding company and not affiliate companies to it. Read more
 
 
Feb 15, 2015
H.E. Eng. Sherif Ismail, Petroleum Minister and Dr. Mohammad Omran, Chairman of the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) met at the Petroleum Ministry’ premises, where the meeting discussed the ways of cooperation between the Ministry and EGX in financing oil companies as well as financially restructuring them.
The meeting mentioned EGX’ role as a financing platform, and what it can greatly contributes to provide funding for the oil companies during the next phase, which requires a huge investment in this important and vital sector, given that a study should be performed about the best ways to benefit from the stock market to finance a number of promising read more 
Feb 09, 2015
The meeting was held in cooperation with the National Bank (TNB) and attended by a group of banks, financial institutions and specialists to discuss real estate mutual funds.  The event focused on highlighting the importance of this investment instrument, reviewing its concept, scope, specifications and its regulatory concerns.  Participants agreed on the potential of success of this investment instrument due to the need for diversification in the Palestinian investment environment. 
Jan 27, 2015
Mr. Rashid bin Ali Al-Mansoori, CEO of Qatar Stock Exchange, stressed the importance of disclosure and transparency in the financial market and considered them a vital necessity on which investors build their investment decisions. Mr. Al-Mansoori depicted transparency and adequate disclosure as a key element in the success of any financial market to gain the confidence of both individuals and institutional investors. Read more
Jan 21, 2015
The Palestine Exchange (PEX) met with its broker members on January 21st, 2015. 

The meeting was attended by the PCMA and the two Custodian Banks. The discussion focused on issues of mutual interest and the opportunity to promote investment on the Exchange. 
Jan 20, 2015
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) hosted yester day Massar Solutions meeting with ADX licensed brokers in the exchange’s main offices in Abu Dhabi.  During the meeting, attended by Massar’s CEO Paul Greenwood and some of the company’s senior staff as well as ADX senior management, Massar delivered a presentation on the company’s strategies, their financial results, and their future plans. 
Earlier this month, Massar announced that it will sell 40% of its shares on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX). The expected listing date is February 18, 2015. The company plans to sell 240 million ordinary shares at AED2.4 each between January 11 and 25, which would value the listing at AED576 million ($156.8 million). Read more 
Jan 13, 2015
A delegation representing the Deutsche Börse today visited Qatar Stock Exchange and met with Mr. Rashid bin Ali Al-Mansoori, CEO of Qatar Stock Exchange and Qatari bourse officials.  The German delegation, which included Mr. Andreas Peruss, Deputy CEO of Deutsche Börse, and Mr. Tom Bindiksen, member of the Executive Office of Eurex Frankfurt AG for the areas of strategy and exchange cooperation, discussed the prospects and opportunities for enhancing cooperation between the two sides in the areas of capital markets developments and technical read more
Dec 14, 2014
The conference held recently at the DIFC Dubai, UAE with the participation of a group of regional exchanges including the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, Dubai Financial Markets, Qatar Exchange, NASDAQ Dubai, and Muscat Securities Market. The conference attracted many international investor relations experts, senior bankers, investment funds and senior executive officers read more
Dec 10, 2014
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) Chief Executive, Mr. Rashed Al Balooshi, has participated in the 9th Annual Abu Dhabi Energy, Industry & Infrastructure Conference held in Abu Dhabi from the 7th to the 9th of December. The conference, organized by MEED Events, addressed energy development, industry, and continued infrastructure development in both private and public sectors alike read more
Dec 03, 2014
The CEO of the Amman Stock Exchange, Mr. Nader Azar, received a Delegation from Iraq Securities Commissions represented by the Chairman of Iraq Securities Commission Dr. Abdul Razzak Al Sa'di read more
Nov 18, 2014
As part of his official visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, His Royal Highness, Prince Andrew, Duke of York visited the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) on Monday 17th of November, 2014 with a delegation from the British Embassy in Riyadh led by His Excellency Ambassador Sir John Jenkins read more
Nov 15, 2014
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) Chief Executive, Mr. Rashed Al Balooshi, participated in an international meeting held in Sorrento, Italy from the 7th to 8th  of November.  The event, organized by The Observatory on Economics and Finance (OBI), was held under the theme“European Mezzogiorno and Mediterranean, Sustainable transitions and inverted visions” read more
Nov 10, 2014
The 20th Meeting for Africa & Middle East Depositories Association (AMEDA) has been inaugurated on Sunday, 9th of November 2014 at the Kingdom of Bahrain and hosted by Bahrain Bourse during 9th – 10th November with the participation of more than 50 delegates representing 22 countries. Read more
Oct 21, 2014
Hosted by the Egyptian Businessmen Association, Dr. Mohammad Omran Chairman of the Egyptian Stock Exchange, meet with EBA members to introduce The Egyptian Exchange as a mean of finance for companies read more
Oct 15, 2014
The meeting was organized by PEX and held in Ramallah on Wednesday the 15th of October, 2014 with the financial affairs special working group at the Palestinian legislative council to introduce the Palestinian capital market in general and PEX in particular read more

Sep 28, 2014
Subsequent to gaining affiliate membership to the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) took part in the Affiliate Members Consultative Committee (AMCC) in IOSCO’s 39th Annual Conference in Rio de Janeiro with a delegation led by Adel Al-Ghamdi, CEO of the Saudi Stock Exchange. Read more 
Sep 23, 2014
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) participated in Arqaam Capital Investors Conference 2014 which took place at Meydan Hotel in Dubai on 22nd -23rd of September.   The conference brings together senior management of GCC and Africa listed companies with institutional investors across a series of one-to-one meetings. Read more
Sep 23, 2014
The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) and J.P. Morgan have joined forces for the first time to host the 5th Annual IR Conference in Doha on the 22nd of September in association with the Middle East Investor Relations Society (MEIRS).  The event was targeted all Qatari listed companies, featuring a wide spectrum presentations on a series of significant of global best IR practices. The program topics aim to educate listed companies on the importance of sound Investor Relations practices covering the following main topics such as the understanding of the role of sell side and buy side, setting the IR strategy, communicating the strategy, and a case study on a Qatari listed company. Read more
Sep 17, 2014
A delegation from the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited, headed by Mr. James Fok, Head of Group Strategy, today visited Qatar Stock Exchange and met with Mr. Rashid bin Ali Al Mansoori, CEO of Qatar Stock Exchange, and a number of departmental directors.

Mr. Fok, who was briefed on a number of developments witnessed by Qatar Stock Exchange, made ​​a presentation on the opportunities available for investment in the Chinese stock market.
Sep 14, 2014
As part of efforts to restore the confidence of foreign investors in the Egyptian market under positive economic and political developments in the country, Chairman of the Egyptian Exchange, Dr. Mohammad Omran meet a number of global financial institutions to inform them of the positive developments in the Egyptian economy in General and the stock market in particular. Read more
Sep 10, 2014
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) received on the 10th of September 2014 a delegation from The Center for Technology and Economic Development (CTED) at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD).  The delegation headed by CTED’s Director, Mr. Yaw Nyarko, were accompanied members of the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange.  They were received by ADX CEO, Mr. Rashed Al Balooshi and a number of ADX senior staff. Read more 
Sep 09, 2014
The CEO of Bahrain Bourse Shaikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa held a press conference on Tuesday, 9th September 2014 on the Market Rules that the Bourse started implementing as of the 1st of September 2014. Bahrain Bourse prepared the Market Rules to go in line with its strategy to develop all aspects of work at the Bourse. Read more 
Aug 31, 2014
In the context of the strategy for communicating with different community actors to publicize the role of the capital market to support economic development plans, Dr. Mohamed Gomaa Minister and Mr. Salah al-Junaidi, head of the Waqf met with Dr. Mohammad Omran, Chairman of EGX. The meeting focused on ways to strengthen cooperation between the Ministry and EGX.  They discussed the capital market role in assisting the Ministry of Awqaf in the management and development of the portfolio investment Department-owned Egyptian Awqaf authority. Read more
Aug 29, 2014
A high level delegation of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) visited the Kingdom of Bahrain on the 27th and 28th of August 2014, as a part of the Federation’s procedures to review the memberships of its member stock exchanges.Throughout the visit, the delegation met Bahrain Bourse (BHB) officials in addition to a number of officials in the Kingdom, read more
Jun 23, 2014
A delegation from the Shanghai Stock Exchange, headed by Ms. ZHANG Ning, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, visited the Casablanca Stock Exchange on June 23rd, 2014.

This visit was marked by a presentation on Casablanca Stock Exchange before performing the symbolic ceremony of ringing the bell.
Jun 17, 2014
A delegation from Erbil Stock Exchange (ESX) accompanied by Kurdistan Regional Government Compliance Committee visited Istanbul Stock Exchange on the 17th of June 2014. The visit aimed to enhance the bilateral relations between ESX and Istanbul Stock Exchange. The visit lasted for four days and was headed by each of Dr. Muhammed Salman and Mr. Fakhir Surji ESX board members.
May 29, 2014
Muscat Securities Market (MSM) held its annual ordinary general meeting at the premises of the Capital Market Authority on Thursday 29 May 2014. 
Four new members were elected to MSM Board during the meeting, two of them represent the listed companies, the third represents the companies working in the area of securities and the fourth represents small shareholders. Read more
 
May 24, 2014
Tunis Stock Exchange (TSE) held from the 22 to 24 May 2014 the 2nd edition of INVESTIA, the Tunisian show of stock market and financial services (the 1st edition was organized in November 2012) in Tunis. This event focused on investor and businessmen education and stock market awareness. It was an invaluable opportunity to signal to national decision makers read more
May 22, 2014
Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) organized a working dinner for managers of brokerage firms and representatives of the Qatar Financial Markets Authority (QFMA) and the Qatar Central Securities Depository (QSCD) on the 24th of April 2014 read more
May 06, 2014
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) concluded its first IPO Summit, hosted in Cairo on the 6th of May 2014 under the auspices of H.E. Egypt Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab. The Summit was an initiative to inform Businessmen and companies of the financial benefits of listing in EGX. read more
May 06, 2014
In line with its efforts of facilitating coordination and communication with its multiple stakeholders, Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) held a meeting on the 6th of May 2014 with a number of its licensed brokerage firms to discuss strategy and services that ADX provides to brokers. read more
May 04, 2014
Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) held a General Assembly Meeting on the 4th of May 2014 where the Board of Governors of ISX has discussed and approved the financial statements for the ended year 31/12/2013. read more
 
 

Apr 23, 2014
A Meeting was held at Bahrain Bourse premises on Wednesday, April 23rd 2014 between Bahrain Bourse (BHB) and the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) to kick start the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that was signed between BHB and Tadawul on November 2013. read more
Apr 18, 2014
The ASE represented by the Acting CEO of the ASE, Mr. Nader Azar, participated in the Arab Banking Conference 2014 entitled "Strategies for the Development of Arab Economies " held by the Union of Arab Banks and the Central Bank of Jordan read more
Apr 17, 2014
The Board of Directors of Bahrain Bourse (BHB) held its first meeting on Thursday, 17th April 2014. During their first meeting and according to the Articles of Association of BHB, the Board Members appointed Mr. Yousuf Abdulla Humood as Chairman of the Board, and Mr. Marwan Khalid Tabbara as Vice Chairman.  read more
Apr 08, 2014
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) has participated in the Annual Investment Meeting 2014 organized by UAE Ministry of Economy which took place at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Center from the 8th till the 10th of April 2014 read more
Apr 07, 2014
Dr. Mohammed Omran, EGX Chairman, discussed during his meeting on the 7th of April 2014 with 40 of brokerage firms and asset managers the latest developments in the market. They discussed means of cooperation with different parties of market to enhance investor confidence read more
Mar 31, 2014
EGX's Chairman Dr. Mohammed Omran stated that EGX will organize a conference during the 2nd quarter of 2014 to support initial public offerings (IPO). The conference will approach potential investments to take advantages of the new listing rules allowing national projects in partnership with the private sector to benefit of EGX as a platform of finance read more
Mar 27, 2014
The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) held its fifteenth General Assembly Meeting on the 27th  of March 2014; the meeting was chaired by Mr. Marwan Al-Bataineh the Chairman of the Board of Directors, in the presence of the members of the Board of Directors, the Acting CEO of the ASE Mr. Nader Azar and a representative of the Jordan Securities Commission read more
Mar 26, 2014
Under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, H.E Mr. Ali Shareef Al Emadi, Minister of Finance, the World Exchange Congress 2014 was held in Doha during the period 24 – 26 March, 2014 at the St. Regis Hotel read more
Mar 26, 2014
During the World Exchange Congress 2014 held in Doha, Qatar with the participation of CEOs and Executive Managers of regional and global Exchanges. The CEO of Palestine Exchange (PEX) Mr. Ahmad Aweidah talked about Exchanges Link Up, within the session addressing the issue of linking liquidity pools without merger or acquisition. 
 
Feb 16, 2014
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) hosted its first conference for the year 2014 under the theme of "Market Maker". The conference took place on February 16th at the St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, in Abu Dhabi under the patronage and presence of H.E. Nasser Ahmed Al Suwaidi, Chairman of ADX read more
Dec 31, 2013
The Board of Governors of Iraq Stock Exchange decided to organize a conference for the Iraq Stock Exchange in Dubai during the month of May 2014 read more
Nov 22, 2013
The Arab Federation of Exchanges in collaboration with  Thomson Reuters has set the date and place of the AFE Annual Conference 2014. The Conference will be held in Dubai, Ritz Carlton, DIFC Venue on the 4th and 5th of June 2014 read more
Sep 25, 2013
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) has hosted the 18th conference of The Africa & Middle East Depositories Association (AMEDA) for the first time from 22 to 25 September 2013 with the participation of more than 50 senior delegates and experts representing 29 member depositories read more