| The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) introduced equity futures trading, as part of its new Futures Trading Platform amid unprecedented participation from the brokerage community. This significant step provides further impetus to DFM’s strategy to diversify product offerings and attract more investments. |
The DFM has developed a robust regulatory framework in line with international best practices, creating a favorable environment for active participation from various market participants. This strategic step enables investors to diversify and hedge their portfolios and equity futures access leverage.
To celebrate the launch of this comprehensive equity futures platform, the DFM hosted a market opening bell ringing ceremony in the presence of Hassan Al Serkal, CEO of DFM, Maryam Fekri, CEO of Dubai Central Clearing & Depository Holding (DCCD), Hamed Ali, CEO of Nasdaq Dubai and Deputy CEO of DFM as well as senior representatives of “Launch partners”. To date, the platform has attracted 16 leading companies as Launch Partners including trading members, market makers as well as technology and data providers.