Qatar Exchange | QATAR STOCK EXCHANGE RINGS THE BELL FOR FINANCIAL LITERACY INITIATIVE AS PART OF THE WORLD INVESTOR WEEK

 

Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) today hosted a bell ringing ceremony as part of its participation in the World Investor Week initiated by IOSCO and the World Federation of Exchanges. Mr. John O'Brien associate deanat Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar and Prof. Adam Mohamed Ali Fadlalla, Acting Dean of College of Business and Economics of Qatar University participated in the activity which was held in the trading floor of QSE. Rashid bin Ali Al Mansoori, CEO of Qatar Stock Exchange, highlighted QSE’s ongoing efforts to enhance financial literacy among all society segments which forms an important pillar of the Bourse’s strategy in a way contributing to the sustainability goals as well as the human and economic pillars of Qatar National Vision 2030 aiming to build a vibrant knowledge based economy.QSE cares about the financial education of the people of our country, particularly young people. As a result, our strategic plan includes a number of financial literacy objectives focused on spreading awareness among researchers, issuers, brokers and investors of all age groups. Since 2013, the QSE has provided financial educational training to more than 10,000 students belonging to various educational institutions, universities, schools and military colleges. Al Manoori said. Hussain Mohammed Al Abdulla, QSE’s Director of Marketing and Communications, said: "QSE participation in this global initiative demonstrates our commitment towards enhancing financial literacy and investment awareness through various programs and initiatives that have been expanded and developed over the years."

Regional Markets indices ()

Name Last Change (%) Value
Abu Dhabi 7,834.71 0.3 1,562,652,271
Dubai 2,802.12 0.45 98,511,397
Saudi 11,773.36 0.63 7,609,141,776
Kuwait 7,481.43 0.27 24,482,562
Qatar 11,751.38 0.75 533,691,256
Muscat 3,973.69 0.43 781,119
Bahrain 1,708.72 0.33 629,633
Egypt 11,155.57 1.45 624,907,337
Amman 2,103.97 0.31 6,273,264
Palestine 584.18 0.23 463,737

Commodities

Name Last update Closing Price Change %
Brent Oct-15 84.86 1.02
Natural Gas Oct-15 5.41 4.87
Gold Oct-15 1,773.50 1.65
Silver Oct-15 23.46 0.56
Platinum Oct-15 1,060.40 0.62
Nymex Light Oct-15 82.28 1.19

Global Market Indices

Name Opening price Closing Price Change%
Dow Jones 35,023.63 35,294.76 1.09
Nasdaq 14,891.20 14,897.34 0.5
S&P 500 4,447.69 4,471.37 0.75
Name Opening price Closing Price Change%
Frankfurt 15,481.22 15,587.36 0.81
Paris 6,714.26 6,727.52 0.63
London 7,207.71 7,234.03 0.37
Stockholm 955.01 959.45 0.91
Switzerland 11,910.45 11,961.34 0.58
Name Opening price Closing Price Change%
Shanghai 3,551.99 3,572.37 0.4
Hong Kong 25,187.05 25,330.96 1.48
Jakarta 6,645.26 6,633.34 0.11
Tokyo 28,787.26 29,068.63 1.81

Currency

Name Rate Last update
EURO/USD 1.161 Oct-16
GBP/USD 1.375 Oct-16
USD/JPY 114.250 Oct-15
USD/CHF 0.923 Oct-15