Arab News, 27 March 2023: Qatar’s financial center regulatory authority has announced the country’s stock exchange will introduce a new derivatives market, allowing the trading of options and future contracts on local stocks and the main equity index.
The market will allow for the trading of options and futures contracts on local stocks and the equity index, with a separate entity established to provide clearing and settlement services.
The move is seen as an important milestone in the development of Qatar’s capital markets and its ambition to move towards developed market status.
The new derivatives exchange is expected to provide opportunities for investors to better manage and diversify their financial portfolios.
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