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Cooperation and Agreements
May 26, 2017
The Middle East Investor Relations Association (MEIRA) and the Beirut Stock Exchange (BSE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Friday 26 May, marking the launch of increased collaboration between the two organizations in promoting best practice in Investor Relations (IR) in Lebanon. Read more
May 24, 2017
Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) and Stenden University in Qatar (SUQ) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote collaboration between the two sides.
The MoU was signed by Qatar Stock Exchange’s CEO, Rashid bin Ali Al-Mansoori, and Dr Ivan Ninov, Executive Dean of SUQ. The two parties have pledged to work together to collaborate in the fields of education, training, capacity building and community development. Read more
May 17, 2017
Bahrain Bourse (BHB) and Bahrain Car Parks Company signed an agreement recently to assign Bahrain Bourse as a Share Registrar for the shares of the company.
The agreement was signed by the Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Bourse, Shaikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa, and Mr. Tariq Aljowder, the Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Car Parks Company. Read more
May 09, 2017
The Middle East Investor Relations Association (MEIRA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Amman Stock Exchange on April, 26 during the Arab Federation of Exchange Conference, which took place in Beirut, Lebanon. Mr. Alex MacDonald-Vitale, MEIRA Chairman, and Mr. Nader Azar, Amman Stock Exchange CEO, signed the agreement to pave the way for future collaboration. Read more
May 07, 2017
Bahrain Bourse (BHB) and National Hotels Company signed on Sunday 7th May 2017 an agreement to assign Bahrain Bourse as a Share Registrar for the shares of the company.
The agreement was signed by the Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Bourse, Shaikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa, and Mr. A.Rahman A. Morshed, the Chief Executive Officer of National Hotels Company. Read more
May 07, 2017
Bahrain Bourse (BHB) and Trafco Group signed on Wednesday 3rd May 2017 an agreement to assign Bahrain Bourse as a Share Registrar for the shares of the group. 
The agreement was signed by the Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Bourse, Shaikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa, and Mr. S. Sridhar, the Chief Executive Officer of Trafco Group. Read more
May 02, 2017
Tadawul signed today an MOU with the Middle East Investor Relations Association (MEIRA) during the Euromoney Conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
The objective of the MOU is to further support developing best practices in Investor Relations (IR) and enhance transparency across the Kingdom. Read more
Apr 25, 2017
Bahrain Bourse (BHB) and Bahrain Flour Mills Company signed on Tuesday 25th April 2017 an agreement to assign Bahrain Bourse as a Share Registrar for the shares of the company.
The agreement was signed by the Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Bourse, Shaikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa, and Mr. Mohammed Abdul Wahab Nass, the Chief Executive Officer of Al-Matahin. Read more
Apr 23, 2017
Bahrain Bourse (BHB) and GFH Financial Group signed on Thursday 20th April 2017 an agreement to assign Bahrain Bourse as a Share Registrar for the shares of the group. 
The agreement was signed by the Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Bourse, Shaikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa, and Mr. Hisham Alrayes, the Chief Executive Officer of GFH Financial Group. Read more
Mar 07, 2017
Nasdaq Dubai and Bourse de Tunis have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore collaboration possibilities, including initiatives regarding existing and future issuers and listings on the two exchanges.
Ways to promote Islamic capital markets products and solutions will also be considered under the MoU, together with supporting potential links between central securities depositories in the respective jurisdictions. Read more
Mar 05, 2017
Bahrain Bourse, in cooperation with the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) launched a new Trading Course at the Trading Floor today to enhance the skills of Investing and Trading among Bahrainis. Both the BIBF and BHB will launch joint initiatives promoting trading skills among School children, University students, Bankers and everyone who wishes to learn the skillfulness of trading professionally. Read more
Mar 02, 2017
Bahrain Bourse & Flat6labs signed on Tuesday 1st March, 2017 a cooperation agreement towards joint action in the field of developing an entrepreneurship culture in Bahrain, specifically in relation to Bahrain Bourse’s recently announced Bahrain Investment Market. Read more
Feb 21, 2017
Borse Dubai  and  Nasdaq, Inc. (Nasdaq: NDAQ) today announced a new landmark agreement to bolster the technological infrastructure of Dubai’s stock exchanges,  Dubai Financial Market (DFM) and Nasdaq Dubai, and further improve post-trade practices. DFM has been a Nasdaq Market Technology client since its inception in 2000. Read more
Feb 07, 2017
Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) and the Tajikistan Central Asian Stock Exchange (CASE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the Kempinski Hotel “The Pearl” in Doha.  The MoU was signed by Mr. Rashid bin Ali Al-Mansoori, CEO of Qatar Stock Exchange, and Mr.  Alisher Shernazarov, Chief Executive Officer of CASE. Read more
Jan 31, 2017
In an effort to bolster further cooperation with all governmental institutions in UAE, Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) Chief Executive, Mr. Rashed Al Blooshi recently received H.E. Badr S. Al-Olama, Chief Executive Officer of STRATA, and a delegation from Abu Dhabi Systems & Information Centre (ADSIC) headed by Mr. Saeed Mohammed Al Mansoori, Executive Director of Shared Government Services at ADSIC, and Mr. Abdullah Talib Al Ameri, Office Manager to Director General of ADSIC. Read more
Dec 18, 2016
Nasdaq Dubai and Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore cooperation possibilities including  facilitating  a process for dual listings.
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Dec 01, 2016
As part of APIC's strategy and its corporate social responsibility (CSR) approach in supporting education and health sectors, youth, entrepreneurship, as well as social, cultural and charity institutions in Palestine, APIC signed with Palestine Exchange (PEX) an exclusive sponsorship agreement to support the stock simulation competition among Palestinian universities for the third year consecutively. Read more
Nov 23, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dubai Courts to further reinforce cooperation between both sides as well as to streamline joint measures in terms of actions taken by Dubai Courts in regards to DFM’s participants. Under this MoU, Dubai Courts will be directly connected with DFM’s electronic services platform, which will be the official channel for applications related to any judicial actions relevant to market participants. Read more
Nov 23, 2016
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Al-Ain University of Science and Technology (AAU). The MoU 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
Nov 13, 2016
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) and The Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) signed today an agreement facilitating mutual cooperation in the fields of research, institutional development, and training. The agreement was signed at a formal ceremony held at the ADX main offices in Abu Dhabi. Read more
Nov 13, 2016
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) and The Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) signed today an agreement facilitating mutual cooperation in the fields of research, institutional development, and training. The agreement was signed at a formal ceremony held at the ADX main offices in Abu Dhabi. Read more
Nov 07, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Dubai’s Department of Finance (DoF) and Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB). According to this agreement, DIB became the first bank to enable investors who participate in IPOs and Rights Issues implemented through DFM’s “eIPO” platform, to subscribe by directly debiting their accounts as well as receiving the excess amounts. Read more
Oct 18, 2016
An agreement was signed recently between Bahrain Bourse (BHB) and Al Ahlia Insurance Company to assign Bahrain Bourse as a Share Registrar for the shares of the company.
The agreement was signed by the Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Bourse, Shaikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa, and Mr. Fadi Al Khateeb, the General Manager of Al Ahlia Insurance Company. Read more
Sep 26, 2016
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) has announced that it has signed an agreement to provide registrar services with International Fish Farming Holding Company (ASMAK), thus increasing the number of companies benefiting from this service to eight - with a total capital of 5.9 billion Dirhams. Read more
Sep 14, 2016
Tunis Stock Exchange has continued during this quarter its actions to strengthen the stock market culture in educational, academic and professional environments.
During the quarter, the Tunis Stock Exchange welcomed in its headquarters, students from the Customs and Fiscal Economics Institute and Engineers of Tunisia Polytechnic School. Read more
Aug 28, 2016
An agreement was signed on Thursday, 25th August 2016 between Bahrain Bourse (BHB) and Bahrain National Holding Company (BNH) to assign Bahrain Bourse as a Share Registrar for the shares of the company. 
The agreement was signed by the Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Bourse, Sheikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa, and Mr. Sameer Al-Wazzan, the Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain National Holding Co. Read more
Jul 11, 2016
Casablanca Stock Exchange was among the delegations from the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) that came to Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, to meet the representatives of the African Development Bank (AfDB) on the 11th of July.
Jun 19, 2016
An agreement was signed between Bahrain Bourse (BHB) and Ithmaar Bank to assign Bahrain Bourse as a Share Registrar for the shares of the company. 
The agreement was signed by the Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Bourse, Shaikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa, and Mr. Ravindra Khot, the Chief Operating Officer of Ithmaar Bank.
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Jun 08, 2016
An agreement was signed between Bahrain Bourse (BHB) and Gulf Hotel Group to assign Bahrain Bourse as a Share Registrar for the shares of the company. 
The agreement was signed by the Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Bourse, Shaikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa, and Mr. Aqeel Raees, the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Gulf Hotel Group. Read more
Jun 01, 2016
An agreement was signed between Bahrain Bourse (BHB) and Al Baraka Banking Group on Wednesday, 25th May 2016, to assign Bahrain Bourse as a Share Registrar for the shares of the company. 
The agreement was signed by the Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Bourse, Shaikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa, and the President and Chief Executive of Al Baraka Banking Group Mr. Adnan Ahmed Yousif. Read more
May 22, 2016
An agreement was signed between Bahrain Bourse (BHB) and Delmon Poultry Co. on Sunday, 15th May 2016, to assign Bahrain Bourse as a Share Registrar for the shares of the company. 
The agreement was signed by the Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Bourse, Sheikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa, and Acting General Manager, Mr. Abdulhadi Mirza Ja’affer. Read more
May 10, 2016
An agreement was signed between Bahrain Bourse (BHB) and ABC Bank on Tuesday, 10th May 2016, to assign Bahrain Bourse as a Share Registrar for the shares of ABC Bank. 
The agreement was signed by the Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Bourse, Shaikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa, and Group Head of Corporate Communications, Mr. Abdulla Naneesh.
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Apr 27, 2016
On the occasion of the official visit of His Majesty the King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa to the Arab Republic of Egypt, the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism Mr. Zayed R. Alzayani visited the Egyptian Bourse accompanied by CEO of Bahrain Bourse Sheikh Khalifa bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa and a number of officials, where there was at reception Chairman of Egyptian Bourse Dr. Mohammed Omran. 
The Egyptian Bourse signed a cooperation agreement in order to facilitate double entry process between the two bourses, as well as cooperation in enhancing the technological infrastructure and informatics for the Bahrain Bourse to contribute to facilitate the flow of investment between the two countries. Read more
Apr 26, 2016
An agreement was signed between Bahrain Bourse (BHB) and United Gulf Bank on Tuesday, 26th April 2016, to assign Bahrain Bourse as a Share Registrar for the shares of United Gulf Bank. 
The agreement was signed by the Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Bourse, Shaikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa, and United Gulf Bank Acting CEO Mr. Hussain Lalani. Read more
Apr 25, 2016
Qatar Stock Exchange and Injaz Qatar today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote future cooperation between the two organizations.
The MoU was signed by Qatar Stock Exchange’s CEO, Mr. Rashid bin Ali Al-Mansoori, and H.E Sheikha Hanadi bint Nasser Althani – founder and chairperson of Injaz Qatar. The two parties have pledged to work together to collaborate in the fields of education, training and community development. Read more
Mar 29, 2016
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) and The Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance (Hawkamah) have signed a strategic partnership agreement in order to promote best practices of Corporate Governance in the UAE. According to the agreement, the two leading bodies will join hands to organize series of workshops, programs and training courses as well as launch practical guides to further enhance the implementation of Corporate Governance within DFM-listed companies in particular and UAE companies in general. The two sides will collaborate to encourage efforts to reinforce this sector in Dubai, which in turn will strengthen the leading position of the Emirate as a dynamic capital markets hub and center of excellence. Read more
Feb 29, 2016
With a move to facilitate a sustainable economy, while also supporting the process of the integration of the various sectors, the Abu Dhabi Securities Market (“ADX”) will continue to strengthen its role and contribution to the growth, stability, and openness of the economy of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, as well as to the effective implementation of the laws and regulations by establishing an infrastructure that conforms to the best international practices enabling ADX to attract international investments and strategic partners. Read more
Feb 16, 2016
The Casablanca Stock Exchange and the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Morocco (CFCIM) signed in March a partnership agreement.
 
Indeed, both parties will implement several joint actions aiming to promoting the development of Moroccan businesses and creating jobs by the financing through the capital market. These actions aim also to improve investors’ access to the capital market.       
Feb 06, 2016
In its efforts to achieve one of the most important strategic goals in line with its future plans that aim at expanding cooperation, activate information exchange and increase services domain that come in the context of the mutual cooperation with the departments, bodies and institutions of the public and private sectors in Abu Dhabi in particular and in the UAE in general, Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange concluded a service level agreement with the Statistics Center of Abu Dhabi. Read more
Feb 02, 2016
An agreement facilitating mutual cooperation in the fields of institutional development, research, curriculum development, and professional training between Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) and Emirates College of Technology was signed today at a formal ceremony held at ADX main offices in Abu Dhabi. Mr. Rashed Al Balooshi, Chief Executive of ADX and Prof Bruce Taylor, President of ECT, signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on behalf of their respective organizations in the presence of Mr. Wael Al Anqar, The Chairman of ECT as well the senior representatives from both parties. Read more
Jan 26, 2016
In its headquarters in Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange organized a special event during which it signed an agreement with Think Financial Studies Company to launch a new virtual simulation system for the trading environment. The signing event was attended by Sheikh Jum’a Bin Majid Bin Obaid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Think Financial Studies, and His Excellency Rashid Al Baloushi, CEO of Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, as well as a group of managers and officials from both side and a number of experts. Read more
Dec 29, 2015
The National Bank and Bank of Jordan signed custody agreements raising the number of active custodian banks in PEX to five.
The custody agreement allows both banks to provide custody services to international and local investors. Read more
Dec 13, 2015
As part of APIC's strategy and its corporate social responsibility (CSR) approach in supporting education and health sectors, youth, entrepreneurship, as well as social, cultural and charity institutions in Palestine, APIC signed with Palestine Exchange (PEX) an exclusive sponsorship agreement to support the stock simulation competition among Palestinian universities for the second year consecutively. Read more
Dec 09, 2015
The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) and Algiers Stock Exchange have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), during the eleventh Saudi Algerian Joint Committee meeting held in the capital Riyadh on Wednesday 9th of December 2015. 
The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will serve to deepen and formalize the existing cooperation between the two exchanges, as well as enabling the two parties to share knowledge and expertise, opens the door for people development, and allows both parties to explore future opportunities in matters relating to capital market development.
Dec 02, 2015
As per the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) efforts to support sustainable development, enhancing transparency frameworks and to be compatible with international standards, EGX signed yesterday on the "United Nations (U.N.)’ initiative to work for the climate" that comes in the framework of the U.N. Convention on Climate Change, by adhering to the "investors’ database to work for the climate". Read more
Nov 30, 2015
Palestine Exchange and Bank of Palestine signed a custody agreement by which the Bank of Palestine becomes the Third custodian bank active on the PEX.
This agreement allows the Bank of Palestine to provide custody services to international and local investors. These include maintaining securities under its custody, organizing and maintaining customer’s registries, receiving the value of sold securities and payment for purchased ones, sending periodic reports to customers regarding their portfolios and cash accounts and informing customers about issuer actions relating to dividends.
The Bank of Palestine will be working in addition to Cairo Amman Bank and HSBC Middle East, which will stop its operations in June 2016.
Nov 25, 2015
A ceremony was held on the 25th of November for signing memorandum of understanding between the State, the market authority CDVM, the current shareholders of the Stock Exchange (brokerage firms), the future shareholders (Banks, Insurance firms, CDG (Caisse de Dépôt et de Gestion) and Casablanca Finance City Authority) that set down the scheme for the opening-up of the Casablanca Stock Exchange share capital.
Nov 09, 2015
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dubai Smart Government Department to join “MyID”. This secure service enables users to access electronic and smart services of 13 government departments through smart phones or online via a unified identity (Username and Password). Read more
Nov 04, 2015
The Casablanca Stock Exchange revives its engagement towards young people living in rural areas in order to improve their education. For this aim, the exchange extended its partnership with the Regional Education and Training Academy of Casablanca and the education association “Al Jisr” on the 4th of November. 
Nov 01, 2015
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Dubai’s Department of Finance (DoF), which will enable investors to make payments of IPO subscriptions in the future via the ePay Portal of Dubai Smart Government. The agreement underlines DFM’s commitment to collaborate with various organizations in order to provide market participants with smart and cutting-edge services in line with the vision and directions of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai. Read more
Aug 30, 2015
Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) and the Borsa Istanbul today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the QSE premises in Doha.  The purpose of the MOU is to formalize cooperation between the two markets. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Mr. Rashid bin Ali Al-Mansoori, CEO of Qatar Stock Exchange, and Mr. Tuncay Dinç, CEO of Borsa Istanbul in the presence of the Turkish delegation representing Borsa Istanbul. Read more
Aug 03, 2015
Within the framework of the Egyptian Exchange’s (EGX) strategy towards supporting small and medium enterprises (SMEs), EGX signed today a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI) in order to spread awareness of the role the stock market as a platform for the financing SMEs. The new agreement focuses on strengthening the areas of cooperation in spreading the awareness of the role of the stock market for companies, especially in Upper Egypt. Read more
Jul 31, 2015
Casablanca Stock Exchange (CSE) today announced that it has signed an agreement with London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) to support the launch of LSEG’s successful business development program ”ELITE”  in Morocco. 

A dedicated LSEG ELITE support team will share their knowledge of the program with CSE representatives, guiding them on how best to implement the program and promote the ELITE program and brand locally. Moroccan companies will start their ELITE journey with a view to eventually joining the full pan-European ELITE community, where they will be able to share news, expertise and to create a network of contacts with over 270 existing ELITE participants, 180 advisors and 80 investors. 
Jul 26, 2015
Earlier this year on the 24th of March, the Casablanca Stock Exchange received a delegation from BVMAC, the “Central Africa Stock Exchange”. This visit took place in the context of the cooperative ties between the two stock exchanges.  
On the 26th of July, a capital markets working group has been established jointly between the CEOs of the Casablanca Stock Exchange and the Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilières (BRVM) and comprised of representatives of regulators (CDVM and CREPMF), central depositories (Maroclear and CD/BR) and professional associations of securities dealers (APSB and APSGI) from the two markets. 
This event built on the working visit by a delegation from the Casablanca Stock Exchange to its colleagues from the West African Monetary and Economic Union in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
Jul 08, 2015
On the event of the international forum of Paris EUROPLACE on the 7th and 8th of July, the Tunis Stock Exchange has signed a protocol agreement with the association representing the French Financial Place.
This agreement falls within the Tunis Stock Exchange strategy plan for the development of the financial place of Tunis.
This protocol has identified four main areas of interest which are the support the development of the Tunisian Financial Place, business Assistance to be admitted for trading on a stock exchange, identification and development of potential French investment in Tunisia and potential Tunisian investment in France, and research, innovation and financial outlook.
Jun 17, 2015
In light of keenness to enhance the development of the national economy based on Qatar 2030 National Vision, Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) and Qatar University signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote future collaborations between the two organizations.
The MoU was signed by Qatar Stock Exchange’s CEO, Rashid Bin Ali Al-Mansoori, and Dr Hasan Al-Dirham, President of Qatar University.  Read more
Jun 11, 2015
As part of the realization of the partnership agreement signed between the Tunis Stock Exchange and the Stock Exchange of Algiers in 2014. A composed delegation of representatives of Tunisia financial market participants (Ministry of Finance, Tunis Stock Exchange, the Financial Market Council, Tunisia Clearing, association of brokers and Portfolio Management Company) assisted on the 11th of June in Algiers, as an information day on exchange experience. Read more

Jun 08, 2015
Bahrain Bourse (BHB) signed on Sunday, 7th June 2015 a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Bahrain Businesswomen’s Society going in line with the Kingdom of Bahrain’s celebration of Bahraini Women’s Day in 2015, under the theme “Women in the financial and banking sector”, as directed by Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW).
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Jun 05, 2015
The Casablanca Stock Exchange (CSE), ANPME (The Moroccan National Agency for the Promotion of Small and Medium Enterprises) and the APSB (Moroccan Professional Association of Securities Dealers) signed a partnership agreement on the 5th of June to facilitate financial market access for SMEs.
To achieve this, the three signatories will encourage wider distribution of the efforts of the various players in the SME space by pooling the expertise and resources of each party with a view to establish a supportive and attractive framework for the development of a new generation of high-potential SMEs.
A study will be carried out first to define and implement a framework that incentivises SME financing via the Moroccan financial markets. 
Jun 04, 2015
The Casablanca Stock Exchange (CSE) signed a partnership on the 4th of June with the “Centre Régional d’Investissement” (Regional Investment Office) of Fès Boulmane. This partnership, the 9th of its kind, consists of establishing a stock exchange space in CRI's offices and organizing training on stock market concepts for its employees, as well as meetings with companies in the region.
Apr 23, 2015
Mr. Daniel Gallagher, Commissioner of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, paid a visit to Qatar Stock Exchange on Thursday 23rd of April 2015, during which he met with the CEO Mr. Rashid bin Ali Al-Mansoori and discussed the prospects of cooperation between the two countries in the areas of capital markets and exchanges industry. Read more
Apr 12, 2015
Qatar Stock Exchange and Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote future collaborations between the two organizations.
The MoU was signed by Qatar Stock Exchange’s CEO, Rashid Bin Ali Al Mansouri, and Ilker Baybars, Dean of Carnegie Mellon Qatar. The two parties have pledged to work together to collaborate inthe fields of education, scientific research and community development. Read more
Feb 23, 2015
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Korea Securities Finance Corporation (KSFC) in order to create a mechanism for long-term co-operation to foster the continuing relationship between the two sides for the benefit of the respective securities markets in Dubai and Korea.
The MoU provides a general framework for areas of cooperation aims as it aims to strengthen collaboration between both sides in the capital markets including; exchange of information, secondments and training of staff, as well as to improve the professional competence of staff and facilitate various formulas of cooperation. Read more
Dec 25, 2014
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) and Misr for Central Clearing, Depository and Registry (MCDR), signed cooperation agreement on Thursday, 25th, December 2014, paving the way for listed companies on DFM and the Egyptian Exchange to fully utilize the enormous and favorable features provided by the two sides. The agreement will also reinforce collaboration on various areas including dual and multi listing of securities and sharing of capital market expertise, particularly on training and improving skills and proficiency of capital market employees and participants in both countries read more
Dec 17, 2014
• Sheikh Khalifa Ebrahim Al Khalifa: This MoU underlines the strong cooperation between both markets which aims at achieving the ultimate objective of integrating GCC markets and improve the quality of services provided to investors and companies.
• His Excellency Essa Kazim: AED 35 billion of shares of Bahraini companies traded on DFM so far this year read more
Dec 04, 2014
On Thursday 4th December 2014, a listing agreement was signed between Bahrain Bourse and Zain Bahrain. Both Chairman of Bahrain Bourse Mr. Yousuf Abdulla Humood and Chairman of Zain Bahrain Shaikh Ahmed bin Ali Al Khalifa signed the agreement in the presence of a number of BHB’s Board Members and officials of both BHB and Zain Bahrain read more
Nov 17, 2014
EGX and the School of Business - American University in Cairo (AUC), signed an MOU to raise awareness for the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) about the importance of stock market as a mean for their growth. The agreement focuses on strengthening the cooperation between the two institutions to raise awareness of the family businesses through a series of workshops targeting the Egyptian companies in the first phase, and expanding to include the family companies in the region after.
Nov 02, 2014
The agreement was signed by the CEO of  Palestine Exchange (PEX) and the chairman of The Arab Palestinian Investment Company (APIC) in preparation for the launch of the 8th round of the contest at the beginning of the 2nd semester of the academic year 2014/2015 with 240 participants from12 national universities. Read more 
Oct 21, 2014
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with “Raqmiyat” and “Kony” with the aim to develop a series of applications as part of the exchange’s strategy to fully implement the “Smart Borse” concept over the coming period read more
 

Sep 30, 2014
Palestine Exchange (PEX) and Cairo Amman Bank signed a custody agreement by which the Cairo Amman Bank becomes the second custodian bank active on the PEX.
This agreement allows the Cairo Amman bank to provide custody read more
Sep 17, 2014
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Korea Securities Depository (KSD) on the 17th of September 2014 in order to promote close cooperation and further develop the post-trade securities market infrastructure between Dubai and Korea. Read more
Sep 14, 2014
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc (Nasdaq:NDAQ) and the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) have entered an agreement on the 14th of September 2014 to extend the current contract for EGX to tap NASDAQ OMX’s X-stream trading technology, the most widely deployed exchange technology in the world. Under the terms of the agreement, NASDAQ OMX will continue to support the EGX trading platform, powered by NASDAQ OMX’s X-stream trading... read more
Aug 11, 2014
The listing agreement of the first traded Palestinian bond was signed on August 11th 2014 between Palestine Exchange (PEX) and Palestine Commercial Bank, the bond shall be listed on the bonds market at PEX and will start trading September 1st 2014 under the symbol (PCB01).
The Palestine Commercial Bank issued 10 thousand bonds of $1000 each to raise its capital, the bond maturity is 5 years with a coupon of 6.5% distributed semiannually and shall be converted into stocks upon maturity in 2019 as per the prospectus.
Jul 30, 2014
On the 30th of July 2014, Tunis Stock Exchange (TSE) concluded a partnership agreement with the African Centre for Training Journalists and Communicators.
This agreement aims, firstly, to provide the media landscape of financial skills and market communication and secondly to help journalists in the processing and transmission of financial information reliable, complete and relevant. Read more 
Jul 22, 2014
His Excellency the Chairman of the 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 
Jun 17, 2014

Casablanca Stock Exchange (CSE) and London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) have signed in the presence of His Majesty the King, Mohammed VI, a strategic partnership agreement on four areas of development on June 17th, 2014.  read more

 

Jun 01, 2014
The Palestine Exchange (PEX) was nominated a member of the steering committee to build the national strategy of financial inclusion along with the Palestine Capital Market Authority (PCMA), PMA and other financial institutions. The committee aims at laying the basis and necessary steps in building a strategy to enhance the access and use of financial services and products by the various segments of Palestinian society in a fair, transparent and cost effective manner.
May 30, 2014
Following the visit of the His Majesty the King Mohamed VI to Tunis, Casablanca Stock Exchange and Tunis Stock Exchange signed an agreement on Friday 30th of May 2014. The agreement aims at strengthening their collaboration on the following: Experience and information sharing; Training and technical assistance; the promotion of the stock exchange culture; The Development of cross-listings.
May 30, 2014
The President of the Republic, His Excellency, General Michel Suleiman, represented by H.E. the Minister of Finance Mr. Ali Hassan Khalil sponsored a ceremony to celebrate the signing of a cooperation agreement between the Beirut Stock Exchange (BSE) and Euronext.  
The ceremony was held at the Four Seasons hotel and was attended by the representative of the Prime Minister, the Minister of Economy read more
May 15, 2014
Google has signed on the 15th of May 2014 an information license agreement with the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) which allows the global technology and internet search engine leader to distribute delayed and historical data for the 160 companies listed on the Saudi Stock Exchange; the largest in the MENA region read more
May 06, 2014
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) IPO conference on the 6th of May 2014 witnessed the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between EGX and the Ministry of Transport in order to encourage national transport projects by introducing them for subscription in the stock exchange.  read more
 
May 05, 2014
Bahrain Bourse (BHB) signed a joint agreement with Kuwait Clearing Company on the 5th of May 2014 at Kuwait Clearing Company’s premises in Kuwait. read more
Apr 14, 2014
His Excellency Mr. Keejong Chung, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, paid a visit on the 14th of April 2014 to Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), during which he met with the CEO Mr. Rashid bin Ali Al-Mansoori and discussed the prospects of cooperation between the two countries in the areas of capital markets and investments. read more
Mar 19, 2014
Khartoum Stock Exchange, Misr for Central Clearing and Registry (MCDR) and Nile Information Technology and Dissemination signed an agreement of Cooperation on March 19th, 2014 at MCDR’s premises.
Mar 18, 2014
Dr. Mohammed Omran, Chairman of The Egyptian Exchange (EGX), met on the 18th of March 2014 with a delegation from Khartoum Stock Exchange (KSE), headed by Dr. Azhari El Tayeb, General Manager of KSE read more
Mar 18, 2014
Euronext, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intercontinental Exchange Group (NYSE: ICE), announced on the 18th of March 2014 that it has successfully signed agreements with four Exchanges in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region for the implementation of its new UTP solution, UTP-Hybrid. 
Mar 10, 2014
In line with Egypt's cooperation in The Global Money Week, School Students, Minister of Trade, Industry and Investment and the Minster of Education opened the trading session of The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) on the 10th of March 2014 read more
Feb 26, 2014
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) announced on February 26th 2014 that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with CBL International Education – partnership outlining key areas of cooperation read more
Feb 25, 2014
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) welcomed on February 25th, 2014 a high level delegation from Erbil Stock Exchange (ESX). The delegation headed by Dr. Mohammed Salman, Member of the Board of Directors of ESX, was received by Mr. Abdul Aziz Al Neaimi, Assistant CEO of ADX, and ADX senior staff.
Feb 17, 2014
Bahrain Bourse (BHB) and Bahrain Institute of Banking & Finance (BIBF) signed on Monday 17th of February 2014 a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that aims to establish a strategic partnership between the two organizations read more
Feb 15, 2014
Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) has joined forces with Enterprise Qatar to launch the new SME subsidy program marking the next stage in the development of Qatari SMEs, the QE Venture Market read more 
Feb 11, 2014
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) and New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) signed on February 11th, 2014 an agreement facilitating mutual cooperation in the fields of research, institutional development, and training read more 
Feb 10, 2014
The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) and Bursa Malaysia (MYX) have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU), which will serve to deepen and formalize the existing cooperation between the two exchanges read more
Jan 19, 2014
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) inaugurated on the 19th of January 2014 its Educational Trading Floor at the American University in Dubai (AUD). The educational trading floor was inaugurated in the presence of H.E. Essa Kazim, Chairman of DFM, and Dr. Lance E. de Masi, President of the AUD as well as other senior representatives from both organizations read more
Dec 31, 2013
The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) and the Bahrain Bourse (BHB) have entered into a memorandum of understanding signed by Mr. Adel Saleh Al-Exchange, and Mr. Fouad A. Rahman Rashid, CEO of Bahrain Bourse read more
Dec 31, 2013
The leaders of Palestine’s Export and investment community will be visiting London on the 16th and 17th of January 2014 to reinforce trade links between the UK and Palestine and attract investment to the nation’s flourishing stock market. 
Dec 16, 2013
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) and The Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority (EFSA) signed a cooperation agreement for exchange of regulatory reporting, data and information electronically on December16th, 2013.The agreement comes within the eagerness of both parties to achieve stability of financial markets also to organize and protect investors' rights. read more
Dec 11, 2013
On December 11th 2013, Dubai Financial Market (DFM) has inaugurated its educational trading floor at the American University in the Emirates (AUE) in the presence of Mr. Essa Kazim, Chairman of DFM, Mr. Hassan Abdulrahman Al Serkal, Chief Operations Officer (COO), DFM and Mr. Muthanna Abdul Razzaq, President and CEO of the AUE as well as other senior representatives from both organizations read more
Dec 04, 2013
Tehran Stock Exchange and Muscat Securities Market signed a MoU following the Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchange (FEAS) 2013 General Assembly, which was held in Oman on December 4, 2013 read more
Nov 21, 2013
The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) and the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on November 21st 2013. This MoU will serve to augment the already robust bilateral relationship between the two exchanges read more
Nov 11, 2013
On November 11th 2013 Dubai Financial Market (DFM) received a high level delegation from the Republic of Yemen as part of DFM’s firm commitment to supporting efforts aimed at developing financial markets across various Arab countries including knowledge transfer and extending technical support to set up an exchange in Yemen read more
Oct 05, 2013
An agreement has been signed by the Chairman of the Board of Governors of Iraq Stock Exchange and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Erbil Stock Exchange on October 5th 2013 in Erbil. One of the most important terms of the agreement is to establish a legal advice center and to form a joint committee to identify spammers on technical and electronic systems. 
 
Sep 30, 2013
Qatar Holding LLC, a unit of the Emirate’s sovereign wealth fund, bought NYSE Euronext (NYX)’s 12 percent stake in the Qatar Exchange to become its sole owner. The sale came after achieving all the “strategic goals” identified for the Exchange when NYSE bought a 20 percent stake in June 2009, according to an e-mailed statement from the two companies read more