Trading: The process of buying and selling of securities through brokers licensed by the market.

The main market: is the market on which the trading of securities of companies listed on the table.

Sub-Market: Is the market on which the trading of securities of companies listed in the sub- table.

Trading System: the electronic trading system used in the market.

The highest price: the highest price the stock has reached that day.

Low: the lowest price the stock has reached that day.

Day of Settlement: is the day when a transfer of ownership of securities from the seller to the buyer and the price delivery to the seller.

the settlement was determined  by the Management Committee of the market which is three days (T +3)

Sale order: The order issued by the investor's broker for the sale of securities.

Purchase Order: The order issued by the investor's broker to buy securities.

Broker: A company licensed by the market to carry out the trading (buying and selling), according to the orders issued

Central Depository: a system whereby the deposit and custody of securities and transfer by booking entries or electronically.

Central Registry: a system whereby the maintenance of paper records or electronic records relating to the ownership of securities.

Keeping records of the names of owners of securities and received from the rights and actions.


Distribution of benefits resulting from the securities deposited centrally, including dividends, whether in cash or in shares or the values ​​of recovery.


Publish reports and information disclosed by issuers of the security.

Disclosure: All traders in the market to enable access to information at the same time a degree of transparency to ensure the safety and protection of their transactions through the commitment of issuers listed a range of market conditions.

Listing: Registration of securities market in the tables according to the requirements of each table.


Holding Company: the company that the financial and administrative control of the company or other companies through ownership of more than (51%) of its capital, or to have control over the formation of its Board of Directors.

Tables: a classification of companies that are issuers of securities that are recorded in the records of the market is divided into two types: a main table and sub table.

Sub-table: it includes companies that have been registered in the market did not meet all conditions of trading; these companies are configured to move to the main table and are treated in the sub-market.

The main table: It includes companies that have met all the requirements for trading and is trading on its securities in the main market.

The financial statements: and include the financial statements set forth in the Commercial Code and all extensions and clarifications of the terms of these lists, and recalled statements of income and lists the financial position and cash flow statement and the statement of dividends.

Clearing: the process by which the determination of net rights and obligations of the parties to the trading of securities.

Settlement: The process by which the completion of any contract for the transfer of ownership of securities from the seller to the buyer and when the payment of their price is final and unconditional on the dates specified by the Management Committee.

Settlement Day: the day fixed by the Management Committee for the settlement of trades.

Bank Clearing: The bank that opens the cash accounts of brokerage firms and is committed to the implementation of instructions added and discount these accounts on the instructions of the Department of the Central Depository and Registry.

Delivery versus payment: a method by which delivery of securities withthe payment of their price.

The investor code Number: a figure that is given to every investor from management, the investor can which buy and sell in the market and the Market can not give the same number to more than one investor.

Investment Fund: Fund which is created to invest in a portfolio of securities or financial assets.

Investment documents: It is the official document obtained by the investor from the Fund in exchange for cash paid by the Fund for investment.