Dubai Financial Market (DFM) received a visiting delegation Japan’s Okasan Securities Group, who met DFM’s senior management to gain knowledge on Dubai’s capital markets and explore investment opportunities for the group’s customer base.
Okasan Securities Group was founded in 1923. It consists of nine domestic companies and one overseas company. Okasan Securities Group is committed to a wide spectrum of securities investment and asset management businesses. Okasan Securities Co. Ltd. is the core firm of the Okasan Securities Group. The company holds 60 branch offices throughout Japan. The group regularly organizes economy inspection visits to financial markets where they gain knowledge and explore future opportunities. The group also wanted delegate well performing staff to learn from the Dubai capital market’s successful experiences.
The 75 delegates visited DFM in 3 groups and attended various presentations on the Dubai capital market, market operations, development initiatives in the presence of Hassan Al Serkal, Executive Vice President, Chief Operations Officer, Head of Operations Division, DFM, Fahima Al Bastaki, Senior Vice President, Head of Business Development Division, Mr. Jamal Alkhadhar, Senior Vice President, Head of Strategic Planning and Human Resources Division, along with other DFM officials. The visit also included a tour of DFM’s trading floor.
Fahima Al Bastaki, Senior Vice President, Head of Business Development Division, DFM said: “We are delighted to welcome the delegation from Japan. We are always keen to develop close relationship with international financial companies, keep them updated with our latest developments and attract international investments to our market as part of the our constant efforts to promote and expand the presence of international investors in the market. The visit was a great opportunity to update the Japanese delegation on the sound economic fundamentals in Dubai and the role of the emirate as a gateway to the Middle East markets.”