This chapter includes the following articles.
The sultanate is home to a well-developed stock exchange, the Muscat Securities Market, which was founded in 1988. The equity market has seen a decline in initial public offering activity in recent years; however, it witnessed a resurgence in 2017 thanks to government-driven offerings, more of which are set to take place in 2018. On the debt side, there has been a recent uptick in issues and listings, while the sukuk (Islamic bond) market also appears to be developing. This chapter contains an interview with Abdulaziz Mohammed Al Balushi, Group CEO, Ominvest.