About Us

Our History

The Arab Federation of Capital Markets was established in June 1978 to be the guiding body for the Arab stock exchanges, under the recommendation of the Arab Central Banks Conference, held under the auspices of the General Secretariat of the League of Arab States in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The headquarters of the Arab Federation of Capital Markets is located in Beirut, Lebanon.

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Mission & Vision

The mission of the Federation is to create a transparent environment for the Arab capital markets, develop market members and reduce the barriers of security trading across the countries through establishing harmony across the laws and regulations of the Arab countries, adopting new technologies and advanced trading and clearing settlements.

The Federation’s Vision:

  • Facilitating the exchange of views and providing collaborative opportunities for the members
  • Knowledge transfer through workshops and conferences
  • Developing the legislations in the Arab financial markets
  • Resolving potential disputes
  • Cooperating with regional and international federations
  • Increasing the value of the Arab stock markets



Our People

Rami El Dokany

Supervisor of General Secretariat

Dr Fadi Kanso

Deputy Secretary General & Head of Research

Reem Farhat

Assistant Secretary General & Business Development Director

Tony Chahine

Finance Manager

Mohamad Chamseddine

Senior Graphic Designer & Social Media Specialist

Joe Hachem

Research Analyst

Elias Geagea

Training Solutions Expert

Our Members

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange

Amman Stock Exchange

Bahrain Bourse

Beirut Stock Exchange

Casablanca Stock Exchange

Dubai Financial Market

Damascus Securities Exchange

The Egyptian Exchange

Iraq Stock Exchange

Khartoum Stock Exchange

Boursa Kuwait

Muscat Stock Exchange

Palestine Exchange

Qatar Stock Exchange

Saudi Exchange (Tadawul)

Tunis Stock Exchange

Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange

Central Securities Depositories (CSDs)

Kuwait Clearing Company (Maqasa)


MCDR - Misr for Central Clearing, Depository and Registry

Muscat Clearing & Depository Company S.A.O.C.

Bahrain Clear

Tunisie Clearing

Securities Depository Center Company (Edaa)

Muqassa (Securities Clearing Center Company)

Affiliate Members

Adib Securities

Ahli United Bank

Rabee Securities


BHM Capital


AlJazira Capital

Mubasher Trade

Ni Capital


National Bank of Egypt

Banque du Caire

Faisal Islamic Bank

U Capital

Misr Capital

SNB Capital

Sohar International


CI Capital Holding

Derayah Financial

EFG Hermes

United Securities LLC

AlNile Bank

Daman Securities LLC

Sanabel Financial Securities