Qatar Exchange Misnad Al- Misnad CRD Director. April 2012 www.qe.com.qa. www.qe.com.qa. Qatar: a snapshot. Foreign affairs Qatar is member of the GCC, UN, OPEC, WTO, IMF Host of FIFA World Cup 2022. Population 2 21.3% annual growth 2004-2010 to reach 1.7 million. Oil & gas 3
80% shareholding of QE through Qatar Holdings
20% shareholding of QE
QE has been the best performing market in the MENA region for two consecutive years (2010 and 2011)
QE Investors’ Demographics: a snapshot – 2011
- Resumed AGM + 1 for dividends and rights issue.
- Resumed AGM + 2 for bonus issues and splits.
A transaction between a buyer and seller is matched and its terms (ie, price, quantity, settlement date) are agreed upon
Computation of the obligations of each the buyer and the seller is done by the CRD.
Cash obligations are communicated to the settlement bank (the central bank). The commercial banks hold settlement accounts of the brokers.
Registration department, acting as record-keeper of securities, transfers ownership of the traded securities (depository/registry)
Depository Participants or Custodians, acting as safe-keeper of assets, and reports positions. Can participate in settlement process arranging transfer of securities and cash for the settlement process.
CSD – Depository / Registry
Depository Participants / Custodians