CMA Objectives

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The Capital Markets Authority aims to:

  • Regulate securities activities in a fair, transparent and efficient manner
  • Grow the capital markets, and diversify and develop investment instruments thereof in accordance with best international practice
  • Enhance investor protection
  • Reduce systemic risks arising from securities activities
  • Impose requirements of full disclosure in order to achieve fairness and transparency, and to prevent conflicts of interests and the use of insider information
  • Ensure compliance with the rules and regulations related to securities activities
  • Enhance public awareness of securities activities and of the benefits, risks and obligations arising from investments in securities and encourage their development