Arab News, Tuesday, Aug 30, 2022 | Safar 3, 1444
UAE In-Focus — Emirati women invest $9.4bn in Abu Dhabi financial market in 2022
Emirates: Emirati women invested
34.6 billion dirhams ($9.4 billion) at the Abu Dhabi bourse from the beginning
of the year until mid-August, Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange figures show.
It represents a 74.7 percent increase over last
year when their trading value was about 19.8 billion dirhams.
"Emirati women completed transactions over nine
billion shares during the reference period, up 42 percent from 6.3 billion
shares during the same period last year," the statement said.
As of mid-August 2022, there are 219,000 Emirati
women investing in ADX, accounting for 89.8 percent of all women trading there.
Abu Dhabi entities sign strategic agreement
The Abu Dhabi Residents Office and Abu Dhabi
Global Market have entered into a partnership agreement to ensure the seamless
integration and continued stability of ADGM's international community, according
to a statement.
This agreement will provide a number of digital
services related to visas via ADGM's web portal, including support for Abu Dhabi
Golden Visa nominations, and the exploration of new opportunities, the statement
After the nomination process for Abu Dhabi Golden
Visa is successful, the statement said that ADRO will return the applications to
ADGM's portal, reaffirming the office's commitment to Abu Dhabi's community.
Also, ADGM will provide ADRO with access to a
comprehensive list of global companies so it can provide investors and
entrepreneurs with exclusive benefits.
Aside from joint marketing activities through
several digital and direct channels, the two parties will also highlight ADRO's
strategic initiatives, such as the promotion of the Abu Dhabi Golden Visa, as
well as other initiatives locally and internationally for the attraction and
retention of top talent.
Through ADRO's exclusive loyalty program, ADGM
will offer a suite of exclusive services and offers to Abu Dhabi Golden Visa
ADGM's partnership is an important step in
enhancing customer experiences and making international financial hubs doing