Damascus Securities Exchange

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Damascus Securities Exchange
سوق دمشق للأوراق المالية
Damascus Securities Exchange logo.png
TypeStock Exchange
LocationDamascus, Syria
Founded2009
OwnerDamascus Securities Exchange
Key peopleMr. Mohammad Ghassan Al-Qalla'a (Chairman), Dr.Salim Challah (Deputy Chairman), Dr.Abdul Razak Kasem (CEO)
CurrencySYP
No. of listings24
IndicesDWX
Websitewww.dse.sy

The Damascus Securities Exchange (DSE) (Arabic: سوق دمشق للأوراق الماليةSūq Dimashq lil-'Awrāq al-Māliyyah) is a stock exchange located in Damascus, Syria. Founded in 2009, it is the only stock exchange in Syria.[1] Its current premises are in the Barzeh district, within Syria's financial markets and securities commission. Its final home is to be the upmarket business district of Yaafur.[2]

History[edit]

The first official tradings were launched on Tuesday March 10, 2009.[2]

Syrian uprising[edit]

According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), between March 2011 when the uprising began, and May 2012, the value of the Syrian pound has fallen 45 percent and the Damascus stock exchange decreased 40 percent.[3]

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