Our Technology

Trading on Nasdaq Dubai takes place on the world-class X-Stream trading platform that powers the world’s leading exchanges.


The highly efficient X-Stream technology, supplied by Nasdaq, Inc., handles trading of billions of securities a day around the globe. It is the most widely used marketplace management system, operated by more than 25 exchanges - more than any other trading platform.

X-Stream provides a robust infrastructure for trades in a wide range of asset classes. This gives Nasdaq Dubai ideal flexibility as it expands to offer issuers and investors a growing choice of trading opportunities. The system support trading in multiple languages including Arabic.

X-Stream is designed to meet challenges of high performance and low latency, enable risk to be controlled through sophisticated pre-trade position and risk management, and host multiple markets.

The system supports the following functional highlights:

  • Comprehensive market model support
  • Wide-ranging order type support
  • Market maker support
  • Market data management
  • Market control and supervision

Built on a Linux platform, and designed to have no single point of failure, X-Stream provides a resilient system through the use of fault tolerant processing with hot-standby capabilities for zero transaction loss during failure.

For Market Data Enquiries

Uppasna Malik
+971 4 305 5474
market.data@nasdaqdubai.com

For Trading Enquiries

Market Operations
+971 4 305 5473
trading@nasdaqdubai.com