Personal Investors

DFM for Personal Investors

Whether you want to fund your retirement, save for an important life event, or provide for future generations of your family, we welcome you to start or continue your investment journey with DFM in pursuit of your financial goals.

Benefits of investing with DFM

Investing in assets such as company shares, bonds and futures can help you build wealth far more effectively than saving alone.
Feature Image
Grow Your Wealth
Access Dubai's Financial Markets through a smart and fluid ecosystem, and grow your wealth in an accelerated and sustainable way.
Feature Image
Contribute to the Economy
Investing allows you to provide businesses with the money they need to grow, which means you will play an important role in the local and regional economy.
Before you invest, consider your overall financial position as well as the risks associated with each type of financial instrument.

Why Invest in Dubai

The global destination for accelerating wealth and business

decorator image
In 2020, Dubai was one of the few destinations in the world that remained largely open to visitors, ensuring vital business continuity. In addition to being a renowned tourism hotspot, Dubai is a hub for innovation, trade and banking and an epicentre for entrepreneurship, elevating the city’s competitiveness to even greater heights.

Dubai - An investment destination

Foreign Direct Investments
#1 in attracting FDI
in the Middle East and North Africa, with US$ 3.73B in 2021
Global Financial Centres Index
#1 regionally
Global Financial Centres Index
#17 globally
2020 Doing Business Report
#16 of 190 countries
A Global Leader in the Islamic Economy
$81.2 B Sukuk listed
(*As of 2022)
A Global Leader in the Islamic Economy
of global Sukuk issuances originate in the UAE In 2020

Start trading in 3 easy steps

No matter where you are based, you can apply to trade both DFM and Nasdaq Dubai listed securities in a few simple steps.

Apply for a DFM Investor Number (NIN)

There are 3 ways you can obtain an NIN: through our DFM mobile app, by visiting the Dubai CSD Investor Affairs desk at the DFM trading floor, or through a DFM licensed brokerage. Get the DFM App

Appoint a Broker

Select and appoint a licensed broker to carry out your buying and selling transactions.
You may first want to contact the brokers, as each one offers different products and services.
View Licensed Brokers

Start Trading

Once you appoint a broker, you can start trading through the options they provide.
View and track your portfolio on the DFM app or through DFM eServices.
decorator image
Ready to get started?
Get to know the products and contact our team to guide you through the process. Get in touch