ABU DHABI: United Arab Emirates’ Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) and the benchmark stock index Borsa Istanbul has signed a deal for cooperation on Tuesday.
A statement said, according to agreement, Borsa Istanbul will provide implementation and consultancy support to ADX in the field of information technologies.
Borsa Istanbul will also consult ADX in the installation of systems, integration, updating the platform, transferring data to the new platform, application and acceptance tests, experience transfer, and training.
“We are appreciative of the role that Borsa Istanbul will play in further developing ADX’s technological capabilities,” ADX chairman Hisham Khalid Malak said.
Korkmaz Ergun, Borsa Istanbul CEO, said the agreement was the first service export of the stock exchange.
Underlying that this project is of utmost importance to Borsa Istanbul, Ergun said it is aimed to continue cooperation by expanding it with different projects.
The deal was one of 13 cooperation agreements signed in various fields during Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to the Gulf country at the invitation of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Broadening global partnerships is a core element of ADX’s strategy to increase liquidity, enhance market efficiency, and drive the sustainable growth of the market.
ADX chairman Malak said they also “look forward to exploring further areas of cooperation for the mutual benefit of our exchanges in line with the memorandum of understanding signed in November 2021.”
Saeed Hamad Al Dhaheri, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of ADX, pointed out that the deal will further enhance the technological capabilities of ADX.
“Our network of partnerships make a valuable contribution to the “ADX One” strategy to be a market of choice for issuers and investors,” Al Dhaheri noted.