Capital Markets
From The Report: Dubai 2018
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Dubai is home to a domestic stock exchange, an international market with one of the largest concentration of sukuk (Islamic bonds) in the world, as well as equity futures and three derivatives platform operators: the Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange, Dubai Mercantile Exchange and Nasdaq Dubai. The emirate continues to attract major international sukuk listings and all of its exchanges are in the process of expanding their product offerings, including moves into areas such as index funds and real estate investment trusts, and various new types of derivatives contracts.

This chapter contains interviews with Essa Kazim, Chairman, Dubai Financial Market; Hamed Ali, CEO, Nasdaq Dubai; and Abdulfattah Sharaf, Group General Manager and CEO for the UAE, HSBC Bank Middle East.