This chapter includes the following articles.
Dubai’s status as a financial centre rests to a large extent on its advanced capital markets. The city’s various trading floors have played a regionally important role as pioneers of new instruments and market processes, and succeeded in attracting investment from both home and abroad. Competition for scarce liquidity in the Gulf has, however, increased significantly over recent years. With other exchanges in the region overhauling their regulatory frameworks in order to harness investment flows, Dubai’s regulators and exchange authorities are working hard to maintain its position as a key financial centre. This chapter contains an interview with Hamed Ali, CEO, Nasdaq Dubai.