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    Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) was established on 15th of November 2000 by Local Law No. (3) of 2000, the provisions of which vests the Market with a legal entity of autonomous status, independent finance and management, and gives ADX the necessary supervisory and executive powers to exercise its functions.

    Moreover, ADX has the authority to establish centers and branches outside the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, and so far it has done so in Al Ain, Zayed City, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah and Sharjah.

    ADX's board of directors is comprised of seven members nominated by Amiri Decree. The members of the board hold office for a term of three years. The first board of directors was constituted by Amiri Decree No. (8) of 2000.


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    ADX Values

    Customer Centric

    Strategic Partners

    ADX Functions

    • Provide opportunities to invest savings and funds in securities in order to benefit the national economy.
    • Ensure the soundness and accuracy of transactions and ensure the interaction between demand and supply in order to determine the prices.
    • Protect investors through establishing fair and proper dealing principles between various investors.
    • Impose stringent controls over securities transactions to ensure sound and conduct procedure.
    • Develop investment awareness by conducting studies in order to ensure that savings are invested in productive sectors.
    • Support financial and economic stability and develop trading methods in order to enhance the liquidity and stability of prices of all Securities listed on the market.


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