Dubai Financial Market


United Arab Emirates Flag Dubai Financial Market

Symbol Location Market Cap Status Opening Bell Closing Bell
DFM Dubai,
United Arab Emirates
$99.64 Billion 10:00 AM 2:00 PM

Dubai Financial Market 2018

Dubai Financial Market Table of Contents

Dubai Financial Market by the Numbers

The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) is based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Below is a break down of key Dubai Financial Market figures.

Market Capitalization

Ranked 41st in Market Capitalization ($99.64 Billion)

Market Cap over United Arab Emirates GDP ratio is 25.55%

United Arab Emirates Statistics

Ranked 31st in Gross Domestic Product ($390 Billion)

Ranked 116th in Population (4.98 Million People)

Dubai Financial Market is the 41st largest exchange out of the 79 stock exchanges we track. The Dubai Financial Market's Market Capitalization is $99.64 Billion adjusted US Dollars as of March 2018. Although the primary currency used by the Dubai Financial Market is the Emirati Dirham (د.إ).

The population in United Arab Emirates is approximately 4.98 Million people and the country has a GDP of $390 Billion adjusted US Dollars. United Arab Emirates ranks 116th in terms of population and 164th in terms of GDP out of 240 countries and country equivalents.

Market Capitalization to GDP ratio, which when compared to the historic ratio is an indicator that a market is over or under valued, is 25.55%.

† Market Capitalization and Gross Domestic Product are both converted into U.S. Dollars. Data shown here is from March 2018 and is updated yearly.

When is the Dubai Financial Market Open?

Upcoming Holidays

New Year's Day January 1, 2019
Israa & Miaraj Night April 3, 2019
Eid al-Fitr June 5, 2019
Eid al-Fitr June 6, 2019
Eid aL-Adha August 12, 2019
Eid aL-Adha August 13, 2019
Eid aL-Adha August 14, 2019
UAE National Day December 2, 2019

Trading Schedule

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Does the Dubai Financial Market close for lunch?

The Dubai Financial Market does not close for lunch. The exchange opens at 10:00 AM and stays open all day until the closing bell at 2:00 PM.

Dubai Financial Market Timezone

The Dubai Financial Market uses the Asia/Dubai timezone for all listed times. This timezone is currently +04:00. Asia/Dubai does not observe Daylight Saving Time (DST).

About the Dubai Financial Market

Dubai Financial Market Currency

The Dubai Financial Market trades shares in Emirati Dirham. The official ISO 4217 currency code for Emirati Dirham is AED. The official currency symbol is "د.إ". Note that all dollar values listed on this site, such as market cap, are in U.S. Dollars.

Economy and Geography

The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) is located in Middle East and its headquarters is located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Companies listed on the Dubai Financial Market are primarily United Arab Emirates based companies and trade in Emirati Dirham. Companies outside of United Arab Emirates would be listed in a different exchange. See the full list of exchanges.

Contact the Dubai Financial Market

In most cases, you will want contact your broker instead of contacting the Dubai Financial Market directly. Most general information about the Dubai Financial Market can be found on the web at

To contact the Dubai Financial Market, you can use the information below:

  • Phone Number: +971 4 305 5555
  • Email Address:

What's Next?

Check out the Dubai Financial Market Bell Countdown see when the stock market opens next. All holiday closures are taken into account by our Opening/Closing Bell Countdown. You can even turn on/off an opening and closing bell notification sound.

Learn More: Our Reading List

If you would like to learn more about how the Dubai Financial Market works and learn about investing in general we highly recommend the books listed below. These books are an excellent resource for anyone from first-time day-traders to seasoned investors.

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