"Abu Dhabi Securities" 18 years of quality and leading achievements

WAM: The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) today celebrated its 18 years of existence and the quality and pioneering achievements it has made in its career at the local, regional and international levels, and has contributed to supporting the local economy and attracting investments to the UAE.

The Bank continues to work to develop its operations, launch strategic initiatives, and provide innovative products and services based on global best practices in disclosure, transparency and corporate governance as part of its drive to achieve sustainable economic development in the Emirate and its commitment to contribute to Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030 and Abu Dhabi Sector Development Plan Financial services, aimed at attracting investments and enhancing the competitive environment for doing business in the emirate.
HE Khalifa Al Mansouri, Acting Chief Executive Officer of ADX, praised the outstanding achievements of the market as a result of his strategy and continuous efforts to be the ideal financial market, an innovative and attractive market that is transparent and supportive of the UAE economy.

He added that the market has achieved these achievements thanks to the efficiency, integrity and transparency that it works in and adopts in all its transactions and thanks to the efforts of its team and the focus of the market on providing the best services and products to the customers to invest their savings and protect their rights through the application of the principles of fair dealing and development and investment awareness, Financial and economic levels and raise the levels of cash.

The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) has been the first to implement a number of regional initiatives in the area of ​​securities markets. The market is the first in the region to list and trade ETFs and the region's first market. The shares of private equity firms are listed on the second market platform, and the region's first market to adopt the XBRL Flexible Publication Programming Initiative, the first market in the region to receive ISO 27001 certification.

The first market in the region to announce on its website the names of shareholders who own 5% or more of the listed company's capital. The first market in the region is the implementation and adoption of the Smart Control System. The platform chosen by the Government of the Maldives to include its first sovereign bond in the region for its high confidence in its stability and the progress of its infrastructure for the listing and trading of securities.

As part of Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange's keenness to provide a stable trading environment, innovative services and products in accordance with international best practice in the field of disclosure, transparency and corporate governance, it was the first market in the region to launch the technical short selling service and launched the first " In the Middle East and North Africa region. In addition, the market was the first in the region and the third in the world to launch and adopt the digital transaction system "Block Qin" in the service of electronic voting in the general assemblies of listed companies.

The market was highly regarded by international financial institutions and institutions, and was promoted to an emerging market by FTSE, Russell Invest, S & P Dow Jones and Morgan Stanley Capital International. The most prestigious award in the Arabian Gulf, the fourth Middle East Excellence Award for Capital Markets, and the Best Consumer Service Provider Award.

As part of ADX's quest to attract more foreign investment, the market was the first GCC stock exchange to promote its global performance. The market has launched its promotional campaigns since 2004. The market has been keen to enhance effective and fruitful communication channels with various segments of clients, Providing electronic and smart services to enable customers to obtain reports. The market also established centers and branches outside the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in Al Ain, Madinat Zayed, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah and Sharjah.
The Abu Dhabi Securities Market was established on 15 November 2000 under Local Law No. 3 of 2000 to form the independent legal entity, finance, independent management, and supervisory and executive authorities for the exercise of its functions.

It provides integrated services in the areas of liquidity provider, rights of subscription and market maker. The market has launched a range of digital services to meet the requirements of disclosure and transparency, and to ensure that information is communicated to shareholders and investors simultaneously and within governance frameworks to meet the different needs of listed companies, shareholders and financial analysts. Global Financial Services.