The workshop was attended by Mr. Rashed Al-Balooshi, CEO of Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange along with the Secretary General of the AFE and a number of Arab Exchanges managers.
The first session which was introduced by Mr. Samer Habal, the General Manager of Thomson Reuters on the market data policies and trends, challenges and opportunities, industry and best practices, technologies.
The second session of the workshop kicked off with DirectFN where Dr. Walid Al Balaa, the Managing Director of the company was present. This session discussed the market data products, sharing experiences in cross regional market data offering and in building a database center, data distribution channels and pricing strategies on all levels and it answered the question on how to treat the data in a way to allow Exchanges generating more income.
At the end of the workshop, the AFE has granted certificate of attendance to the participants.