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Markaz is the first to launch “Securities Lending” to enhance trading activities and liquidity on Boursa Kuwait

Kuwait Financial Centre “Markaz” announced the launch of Securities Lending and Borrowing (SLB) services in the Kuwaiti capital markets after receiving the final approval of the Capital Markets Authority (CMA). Markaz will be offering the new service through the Forsa Financial Fund and in accordance with the rules and regulations stipulated by the Kuwait Clearing Company, Boursa Kuwait, and CMA.


Markaz: GCC and global markets rise on back of cooling inflation

Kuwait Financial Centre “Markaz” recently released its Monthly Market Review report for the month of January 2023. Kuwait’s All Share Index witnessed a marginal decrease in January, posting a monthly loss of 0.2%. Among Boursa Kuwait’s sectoral indices, Telecommunications and Banking sectors gained the most at 1.4% and 1.1% respectively, while the Industrials sector lost 9.2% for the month. Among Premier Market stocks, ALAFCO and Kuwait International Bank gained the most for the month, rising by 5.4% and 3.6% respectively. Agility and Jazeera Airways fell the most for the month at 17.9% and 14.7% respectively.


Markaz Holds First Employee Wellness Event of 2023

Reinforcing its people-first culture, Kuwait Financial Centre “Markaz,” successfully hosted its first employee event of the year. The seminar, Perspectives on Change: How mindset and discipline influence motivation and performance, comes in line with one of the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) pillars; Building Human Capacity


Markaz hosts 2023 Outlook seminar to highlight investment trends and opportunities

Kuwait Financial Centre “Markaz” underlined its commitment to helping investors make informed and responsible decisions with the hosting of a special seminar titled ‘Markaz 2023 Outlook: Identifying Investment Opportunities in Light of Current Market Challenges’. The seminar, which took place on 22 January, brought together expert speakers from Markaz and other leading regional and global organizations to discuss the most effective strategies for capturing opportunities across various markets.



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