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ADX announces listing of Al Qudra shares

ABU DHABI, December 8, 2017

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) has announced that Al Qudra Holding has listed its shares in the second market, under the symbol "Al Qudra".

Trading of Al Qudra Holding’s shares officially started on December 4, said the statement from ADX.

Commenting on the announcement, Hamad Al Shamsi, the chairman of ADX, said, "We are keen to attract more companies for listing on the primary and second markets, in support of the Abu Dhabi Plan's commitment to developing the investment climate of the emirate and creating a flexible and competitive environment for business."

ADX, he stated, has a world-class infrastructure for the listing and trading of diversified stocks.

"It provides investors with the opportunity to invest their savings in a legal environment that adopts the best international practices in disclosure and transparency, within a stable economic and regulatory environment," he added.

CEO Rashed Al Blooshi said: "Listing the shares of Al Qudra Holding Company on ADX’s second market confirms the market's position as a preferred listing destination and reflects the high levels of competitiveness it offers to listed companies."

Al Blooshi pointed out that due to the stable trading environment, in conjunction with the innovative services and products offered by ADX, 391 new investment institutions were attracted to the exchange between the first and third quarter of 2017.

"In another encouraging sign of market growth and stability, Q3 also saw the total number of investors registered in ADX records reach 962 thousand. Combined, these results indicate that ADX’s continued development of strategic initiatives aimed at increasing market value, best practice in governance and transparency, and innovative investment products are working to attract and activate a larger group of investors," noted the top official.

On the feat, Al Qudra Holding Company chairman Mohammed bin Thaloub Al Derei, said: "This is a historic day that we will cherish, as we aspire to further develop and achieve the best for all our shareholders."

"We are working to achieve an optimal balance between the company's growth and its return on investment by focusing on several key sectors. Utilising our unparalleled expertise, innovative processes and bespoke approach ensures we deliver a sustainable and positive impact in the communities in which we operate," he added.-TradeArabia News Service

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