Performance Highlights


  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch becomes the exchange’s first derivatives General Clearing Member.

  • Memorandum of Understanding signed with EZW to identify companies in Jafza free zone that could benefit from an IPO on the exchange.

  • MENA Corp Financial Services becomes equities Individual Clearing Member.

  • Exchange leads capital markets conference for prominent Jafza companies.

    Standard Chartered becomes a Custodian.

  • NASDAQ Dubai transfers Official List to DFSA.

    DFM and NASDAQ Dubai host IPO conference attended by leading Dubai companies.

    National Bank of Abu Dhabi becomes a derivatives
    Trading Member.

  • Exchange announces 36% rise in Sukuk holdings kept in its custody.

Equities trading

  Value ($) Volume* No. of trades
2011 675 million 602 million 16,378
2010 1.31 billion 2.62 billion 22,435

*DP World, the exchange’s most heavily traded stock, undertook a 1-for-20 stock consolidation on May 19, 2011.

Members’ market share by value of equities traded, 2011

Arqaam Securities 25.1
Al Futtaim HC 23.0
Deutsche Bank 17.3
EFG Hermes Brokerage UAE 11.6
Shuaa Securities 10.7
Emirates NBD Securities 4.1
DBFS (Mubasher)  2.7
Mashreq Securities 1.8
Al Ramz 1.1
Citigroup  1.0
Union Brokerage 0.47
Al Dhabi Brokerage 0.38
Wood and Company Financial Services                0.33
Index Securities 0.27
UBS    0.11
CBD Financial Services 0.03
Naeem Shares & Bonds  0.01
MENA Corp Financial Services 0.01
Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) 0.01


No. of equities trades