To initiate and operate a robust, cost-efficient, multi-asset class exchange that is well regulated and transparent, serving the Middle East region, which is internationally accessible for trading cash instruments, derivatives, structured products and Shariah-compliant financial instruments.
Access through the electronic trading platform and the BFX trading floor will allow market participants to utilise the Exchange to raise capital, manage risk and enable investment in a secure environment with central counterparty clearing, settlement and depository. In tandem the Exchange the BFX Training Institute will pioneer international standard financial training.
The BFX will be the most robust, cost efficient, liquid and transparent multi-asset class exchange in the Middle East region which is accessible to global users.
The Exchange will be the recognised venue for price discovery in the region for the products it will trade, which will be driven by the members of the BFX and their clients to meet market conditions and requirements.
Through pooling regional liquidity and capital that had flowed out of the region previously to be invested in overseas markets, the BFX will concentrate and retain that liquidity within one market, creating a virtuous circle of investment and growth opportunities for the economy.
The BFX as an internationally recognised centre of excellence for training in multi-asset finance and will be the venue of choice for training in the region and beyond.