Nasdaq Dubai has a highly sophisticated CSD and settlement platform. It provides a safe and cost effective solution for depository. It holds Nasdaq Dubai admitted securities in a 100% dematerialized electronic form and provides international investors access through links with international CSDs such as Euroclear and Clearstream.
As the exchange operates its own Central Securities Depository (CSD), firms may apply to provide custody services. Financial institutions may do this whether or not they are Nasdaq Dubai Members.