DFM honors Emirati women’s achievements in capital markets

DUBAI: Dubai Financial Market (DFM) organized a special ceremony to celebrate the UAE Women’s Day, the Initiative of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak (Mother of the Nation), in order to recognize women’s significant achievements and contribution in the UAE’s progress.

Maryam Fekri, Chief Operations Officer (COO) and Head of Clearing, Settlement and Depository Division (CSD), Fahima Al Bastaki, Executive Vice President and Head of Business Development Division as well as members of the DFM Women Council have attended the ceremony.

It is noteworthy that the DFM sustains a strong presence of the UAE female investors with their numbers reached 191,467, representing 22.6% of the DFM’s 844 thousands investor base. Emirati female investors currently own 3.3 billion shares on DFM-listed companies with a total value of AED 8 billion. Moreover, they have implemented transactions with a total value of AED 3.1 billion since this year until 21 August.

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