Muscat Securities Market (Oman)

The Muscat Securities Market (MSM) is the only stock exchange in Oman, established by the Royal Decree (53/88) issued on 21 June 1988 to control and regulate the Omani securities market and to participate with other organizations for setting up the infrastructure of the Sultanate's financial sector.

MSM allows trading in public joint stock companies, corporate bonds, government bonds, investment funds and financial instruments approved by the Exchange.

The Exchange exercises an important self-regulatory functions over the brokers and listed companies, in addition to continuing running the exchange and provide services to its members.

Muscat Securities Market has been running electronic trading system from Atos Euronext France, which is a sophisticated system used in many developed markets. The system ensures providing the data and information immediately for the supervisory authorities to enable them to activate the regulatory role in trading. The new system is also used to make the information dissemination more efficient.