Performance Highlights


  • NASDAQ Dubai and DFSA give bond and Sukuk listing seminar

    NASDAQ Dubai joins Gulf Bond and Sukuk Association

  • FTSE NASDAQ Dubai UAE 20 index rises 23% since start of year on higher share prices

  • CFA Institute celebrates 50th anniversary of Analyst programme by opening NASDAQ Dubai and DFM trading session

  • NASDAQ Dubai welcomes $650 million JAFZ Sukuk to its market

    Minimum market capitalisation for IPOs lowered to 10 million dollars

    Seminar held with DFM and Dubai SME discusses capital raising options, including IPO, for small and medium-sized enterprises

  • NASDAQ Dubai welcomes $500 million Emaar Properties Sukuk to its market

    Al Ramz Securities wins NASDAQ Dubai’s inaugural retail broker of the month award

  • Hamed Ali is appointed Acting Chief Executive to lead new phase of growth and development

    NASDAQ Dubai enhances Business Rules, introducing Admission and Disclosure Standards

  • NASDAQ Dubai and DFM hold UAE investor roadshow for listed companies with support of Deutsche Bank

  • Dubai SME and NASDAQ Dubai sign MoU to support growth and expansion of SME sector

    FTSE NASDAQ Dubai UAE 20 share index rises 32% in 2012

Equities trading

Value ($) Volume No. of trades
2012 508 million 259 million 11,782
2011 675 million 602 million 16,378
DP World, the exchange’s most heavily traded stock, undertook a 1-for-20 stock consolidation on May 19, 2011

FTSE NASDAQ Dubai UAE 20 index

The index rose 32% in 2012. It tracks 20 liquid stocks listed on DFM, the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange and NASDAQ Dubai.

Members’ market share by value of equities traded, 2012

Most active 10 Members % traded value
Arqaam Securities 33.4
EFG Hermes Brokerage UAE 24.2
Deutsche Bank 19.2
Emirates NBD Securities 8.7
Mashreq Securities 5.5
Shuaa Securities 3.7
DBFS (Mubasher) 3.0
Al Ramz 1.3
Al Dhabi Brokerage 0.6
Union Brokerage 0.2

Sukuk Listings

Issuer Value
June Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZ) $650 million
July Emaar Properties $ 500 million

© 2012 Nasdaq Dubai. All rights reserved.