Muscat Securities Market

Exchange entity Muscat Securities Market (MSM)
Conducts business in Oman
Number of listed companies (dec./16, WFE) 113
Domestic market capitalization (in Millions USD, dec./16, WFE) 23,316
Has signed the SSE Commitment Letter? No
Has prepared SSE Communication to Stakeholders? No
Requires ESG reporting as a listing rule? No
Offers written guidance on ESG reporting? No
Offers ESG related training? No
Provides sustainability-related indices? No
Has green bond listings? No
Additional Information
Organizational model of stock exchange
  • Governmental not for profit
Regulatory bodies
Regulatory model
  • Limited Exchange Self-Regulatory Organization Model The MSM has self regulatory functions over listed companies and members of the exchange. The Capital Market Authority's (CMA) goal is to supervise the capital markets, which includes: listing authority, the supervision of the MSM, reviewing and developing legislation, enforcement of laws under its jurisdiction.
About the stock exchange
  • Location: Sultanate of Oman, Oman The Muscat Securities Market (MSM) was established by the Royal Decree (53/88) issued on 21 June 1988 to regulate and control the Omani securities market and to participate, effectively, with other organizations for setting up the infrastructure of the Sultanate's financial sector. After ten years of continuous growth there was a need for a better functioning of the Market. The MSM has been restructured by two Royal Decrees (80/98) and (82/98). The Royal Decree (80/98) dated November 9th 1998 which promulgated the new Capital Market Law provides for the establishment of two separate entities, an exchange, Muscat Securities Market (MSM) where all listed securities shall be traded and the Capital Market Authority (CMA) - the regulatory. Source
Ownership of Exchange (Shares >4% only) Share
Government of Oman 100.00%