GCC and Qatar Markets


Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) markets provide an ideal environment because of:

  • High historical volatility
  • Strong corporate fundamentals
  • Significant potential for value creation via structuring
  • Petrodollars providing liquidity
  • Domestic focus of many regional companies provides a certain level of insulation from the global financial cycle

Qatar Market

  • Qatar Exchange (QE) was created on June 2009 and is the successor of Doha Securities Market (DSM)
  • QE Market Capitalization as on the closing day of September end 2019 was QR 575 bn.