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Capital Markets

Sales and Trading

Sales and Trading offers access primarily to all MENA and GCC securities markets, and selected global securities markets in the USA, Europe and Asia. Our client base, one of the largest in region, consists of regional and global institutions.

 Experienced team

Our experienced team of traders and sales traders proactively monitor the regional markets providing real time insight, market intelligence and innovative trading ideas.  SHUAA takes pride in excellence of execution and responsive customer service.

Account Types

SHUAA offers two types of account structures to qualified clients. Accounts require a minimum balance of US$1 million and securities marked to market.  It is available to international clients who satisfy KYC screening.  It offers trading access to all MENA markets and selected international exchanges as well as to global primary equity and fixed income offers.

Investment Portfolio Account (Nominee):

  • Offers one-stop-shop access to all MENA markets, & selected international exchanges, through a single platform.
  • Offers access to global primary equity offers.

Benefits of Investment Portfolio Account (Nominee):

  • Consolidation of all regional and international investments and trading under one account to trade seamlessly across multiple markets.
  • Management of all settlement, custody services, and FX issues.
  • Cost rationalization through minimizing trading/execution costs.
  • Custody Services: Receipt, delivery and safekeeping of securities; notification and processing of capital changes; redemptions, conversions, exchanges, and tender offers; exercise or sales of rights issues; processing dividend and interest income.
  • Access to Market research through the daily morning notes, company specific notes and sector overviews.

Delivery Versus Payment Account (DVP): 

  • Provides direct market access under clients' specific National Identity Numbers (NIN) to UAE and Qatar.

Equities

SHUAA offers seamless execution in all GCC / MENA markets and the majority of international markets via one single account. Clients can also subscribe to global IPOs via an account with SHUAA. This allows clients to consolidate all their trading in one account. Our main markets include:

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Fixed Income

The Fixed Income desk at SHUAA provides access to regional and international securities on the primary and secondary markets. Furthermore, the desk provides firm pricing on GCC Investment Grade rated securities along with daily price runs, end of day market commentary and analysis on new issuances.

Primary Market

  • Monitoring  of  regional and global new issuances pipeline
  • Commentary and analysis  on regional  new issuances
  • Global access to regional and international new issuances through extensive network and relationships

Secondary Market

  • Provide Liquidity / Firm Pricing
  • Global access to bonds / sukuks
  • Daily pricing  runs on regional names
  • Custody and settlement services
  • REPO services

Clients can trade under their Investment Portfolio Account (Nominee) or on a DVP basis:

DVP

  • Provide liquidity and competitive  firm pricing
  • Access to liquidity through an extensive network of  relationships / counterparties
  • Expert guidance on fixed income solutions.
  • Commentary and analysis on new regional  issuances.
  • Provide objective, knowledgeable recommendations and advice on portfolio construction.
  • Daily morning notes and company specific notes.
  • Ability to clear trades with all major clearing houses: Euroclear, Clearstream, CREST, and DTC.
  • Proactive, ongoing management and clear communications regarding your holdings.

Investment Portfolio Account (Nominee)

Additional benefits of Investment Portfolio Account
  • Consolidation of all regional and international investments and trading under one account to trade seamlessly across multiple markets.
  • Management of all settlement, custody services, and FX issues.
  • CustodyServicesReceipt, delivery and safekeeping of securities; notification and processing of capital changes; redemptions, conversions, processing interest income.

SHUAA offers a secure password protected client portal on its website which provides access to trade confirmations, transaction information, balances and monthly statements.

For clients seeking complete portfolio management services, SHUAA Asset Management offers discretionary portfolio management for a range of investor needs and preferences.

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