The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) announced on Tuesday that the minimum trading commission will be waived effective September 1, 2021.
The move is part of ongoing efforts to boost retail participation in the market, the DFM said in a statement.
“Waiving the minimum trading commission represents a significant development for retail investors in particular, as it will directly reduce the transaction cost and consequently maximizes the potential return, hence encouraging them to further trade on the market,” said Hassan Al Serkal, CEO of DFM.
“The larger number of transactions will ultimately benefit various stakeholders including investors, brokerage houses,” he added.
(Writing by Cleofe Maceda; editing by Seban Scaia)
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