Newsletter July 2022, Issue 2 - Page 4

exchanging presents with the general director of

the hosting Exchange Musat Securities Market.

Feas secretary general gives feas membership certificates.

Feas secretary general gives feas membership certificates.


The Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchange Alongside With Armenia Securities Exchange Rings the Bell for Gender Equality

Mr. Haitham Al Salmi, CEO of Muscat Stock Exchange and Chairman of Muscat Clearing & Depository presented the Omani Capital Market and answered the participants’ questions. He presented during his presentation a brief history of Muscat stock market (MSX) from 1971 to 2021,  capital market sector and he briefed the audience about the Exchange’s instruments. He highlighted MSX Performance in five years and talked about the market cap & the turnover for the year 2021. Further, Mr. Haitham spoke about the investors trading which includes the value of shares bought / sold by Omanis investors and Non-Omanis investors. He also talked about MSX companies financial performance 2021 compared to 2020 as well as the ESG, which  stands for environmental, social, and governance. He stated that Investors are increasingly applying these non-financial factors as part of their analysis process to identify material risks and growth opportunities. Finally, Mr. Haitham spoke about MSX access

and future plans.


Dr. Konstantin Saroyan, FEAS Secretary General  said: “I would like to thank Mr. Haitham Al Salmi for introducing us to the Omani Capital Market in such an

engaging way. 

This is the eight time we are meeting to discover FEAS Members Markets, and I am glad that even in these uncertain times, we, together with our members, stand for our mission to promote and develop the cooperation and collaboration of capital markets. Thanks to all participants for being with us today and contributing to the

success of this event”.

Mr. Haitham Al Salmi, CEO of Muscat Stock Exchange and Chairman of Muscat Clearing & Depository said: “We express our gratitude to the FEAS for organizing such a useful event and providing a great platform, where all FEAS members can share information about their markets. I believe that these types of events should be continued in the following years. They are doing great bringing FEAS region Markets into the highlight. Wish that was an informative presentation".

TCFD 101 provides an overview of what climate-related reporting is and why it is important. It also provides participants with the global and regional context and focus on the initial steps

on how to address the TCFD recommendations.

By the end of the workshop, participants are able to:

- Explain the financial risks & opportunities associated with climate change, and the importance

of climate-related financial disclosure.​

- Understand the key elements of climate-related financial disclosure and outline the

characteristics of good practice.​

- Identify the initial steps organisations need to take to implement the recommendations of the


The TCFD training programme is financially supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies and IFC.

 in collaboration with the  United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative, 

IFC - International Finance Corporation  and  CDP


And the actions of Short Sellers

FEAS-EURonext academy


And the actions of Short Sellers

FEAS-EURonext academy

In order to provide markets with high-quality training on climate disclosure and provide an overview of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) recommendations, the UN SSE, IFC and CDP are providing a multifaceted course for exchanges to distribute to their

markets and staff, free of charge.

TCFD 102 provides an in-depth programme during which participants will peer-review each others’ TCFD reports and wider good practice. For markets with no or very little reporting on TCFD, the course focuses on setting up internal processes for reporting and potential first areas to get started on.

By the end of the workshop, participants are able to:

- Build a detailed understanding of the TCFD recommended disclosures and how to achieve

practical implementation.​

- Understand what good practice looks like through case studies.​

- Identify the internal processes necessary to support climate risk & opportunity reporting, and

how to overcome common implementation challenges.