Mar 15 2009
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ADX Signs MoU with Libyan Stock Market
Agreement promotes development of securities markets in the region
Abu Dhabi, 15 March 2009: Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) announced today it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Libyan Stock Market (LSM) in a move that further cements ties between Abu Dhabi and other Arab exchanges.
Other Arab stock exchanges ADX has recently signed agreements with include exchanges from Jordan, Qatar, Oman, Syria, Sudan and Egypt.
The MoU commits ADX to providing LSM with consultancy and training services and the two exchanges agreed to share trading data and information about listed securities; facilitate the trading of securities listed on both exchanges; and encourage and facilitate the dual-listing of companies.
" ADX is proud of its history working with other Arab stock exchanges for the benefit of the whole securities market in the MENA region."
Also present at the signing was the Libyan Ambassador to the UAE, H.E. Mohammed Al Buaishi.
Established in November 2000, ADX is the official stock exchange of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, the Federal Capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). ADX serves the domestic cash equity market, has 65 listed companies and a market capitalisation of AED252.7 billion (USD68.9 billion) as at 31 December 2008.
In alignment with the Abu Dhabi Government's Economic Vision 2030, ADX aspires to become the leading stock exchange in the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) region by leading the development of the UAE capital market through a well-regulated marketplace in a lawful environment that ensures integrity, transparency and disclosure. Investors can trade securities listed on ADX through any of its registered brokers and ADX has custody agreements with HSBC, National Bank of Abu Dhabi, Standard Chartered Bank, Deutsche Bank and Citi.
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