Established in 1875 under the balmy shade of Banyan trees, as the "The Native Share & Stock Brokers' Association," BSE (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) is popularly known as the "Share Bazaar." BSE is Asia's first and now fastest stock exchange in world with a speed of 6 microseconds. BSE is one of India's leading exchange groups and has played a prominent role in developing the Indian capital market. BSE is a corporatised and demutualised entity, with a broad shareholder-base which includes two leading global exchanges, Deutsche Bourse and Singapore Exchange, as strategic partners. BSE provides an efficient and transparent market for trading in equity, debt instruments, equity derivatives, currency derivatives, interest rate derivatives, mutual funds and stock lending and borrowing. BSE also has a dedicated platform for trading in equities of small-andmedium enterprises.
Today, three centuries later, we see a tall, iconic building at Dalal Street housing one of India's best known landmarks - BSE. The story of BSE is the story of the Indian economy.
The benchmark index, S&P BSE Sensex, was first compiled on January 2, 1986 comprising the top 30 stocks in the country. The S&P BSE Sensex is often referred to as the barometer of Indian economy and is rightly called "India's Index the World Tracks."
Situated in the financial capital of the country, BSE has kept pace with the latest in technology. The association with Deutsche Boerse has helped BSE to put in place technology that provides a competitive edge to the Exchange in terms of its order-handling capacity, speed as well as throughput.
As India's leading stock exchange, BSE is an iconic institution and symbolic of India's economic prowess and resilience as it continues to be a port-of-call for several high-level dignitaries, both national as well as international, from a multitude of fields.
With a new tagline, "Experience the new," BSE is well poised to explore newer frontiers of the financial markets in terms of technology, products and distribution.
Dana Group (www.danagroups.com) is an established group of companies which have multi faceted activities in the global steel, oil and retail industries. Dana Group was founded in 1991 by Dr Birbal Singh Dana, who is on the Forbes List for Top Indian Leaders In the GCC and Richest Indians list by Arabianbusiness.com. Dana Group has now grown to over 1000 members and has branches, offices and manufacturing facilities in India, Qatar, Libya and is headquartered in UAE. Dana Group is a steel manufacturer, service and solution provider and also manufactures automotive lubricants and greases under Dana Lubricants Factory LLC. Apart from manufacturing, the group also has hospitals and hotels in India and retail spaces and hypermarkets in the UAE in name of Dana Mart Hypermarket LLC.
The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), is the driving force behind the transformation of Sharjah. Guided by the heritage and traditions of Sharjah and inspired by innovation, (Shurooq) is committed to enhancing Sharjah’s appeal as an investment, tourism, and business destination.
An independent government body based in Al Qasba, Sharjah, (Shurooq) was established by Emiri Decree No. 2 of 2009, issued by His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, and is chaired by Sheikha Bodour Bint Sultan Al Qasimi, with HE Marwan bin Jassim Al Sarkal as CEO.
Shurooq’s aim is to achieve social, cultural, environmental and economic development on the basis of Sharjah’s distinct Arab and Islamic identity, to create new investment opportunities within the Emirate, and to encourage investment by adopting the best standards in providing world-class services to attract investors.
The Authority’s key mission is to evaluate and follow up on investment related infrastructure projects, as well as to overcome obstacles facing investment related activities in the emirate of Sharjah, and to provide all the possible facilities and incentives to help attract more investors to the Emirate. As an independent government entity, Shurooq has been empowered to work with investors across different sectors to develop tailor-made investment and development opportunities that are aligned with the strategic objectives of Sharjah and that further diversify the Emirate’s economy.
Shurooq is responsible for establishing new infrastructure projects, developing investment-related infrastructure projects, modernising already existing projects, and setting up special investment zones. The Authority’s mandate furthermore includes suggesting and drawing up investment-related legislation, investing in investment projects, and signing and concluding partnership agreements and memoranda of understanding that help increase the investment rates and economic activities within the Emirate with investment bodies and leading organisations, both within and outside the Emirate, while focusing on building Sharjah’s economic structure within the framework of sustainable development and environmental friendliness, in line with international standards.
Through setting up a comprehensive information centre that highlights investment opportunities, Shurooq has facilitated development targets with other bodies and organisations and has set up special investment zones and suggested investment-related laws to further facilitate these endeavours. This includes enhancing integration with government and private organisations to ensure achievement of short-, medium-, and long-term goals as well as encouraging free circulation of information and data between legal, tourism, and economic bodies. Shurooq believes in the principles of transparency, the exchange of information, and support experiences.
Capitalising on Sharjah’s burgeoning tourism investment sector, Shurooq has developed, and is continuing to develop, a range of world-class tourism and leisure projects. Shurooq’s portfolio of unique mixed-use developments – combining retail, cultural attractions, and F&B, including Al Qasba, the Al Majaz Waterfront, the heritage and leisure restoration project the Heart of Sharjah, the Kalba Eco-tourism project, the Al Jabal Resort - The Chedi Khorfakkan, Al Montazah leisure and waterpark, and most recently the Al Bait hotel project, which will be the first authentically Emirati hotel development in the UAE.
In recognition of its overall accomplishments, Shurooq was named The Banking Awards 2013 – and 2014 FDI Agency of the Year in the MENA region, in the European’s Global Banking and Finance Awards.
Prime Hospital is a 100 bedded strategically located facility focusing primarily on the much needed acute adult / pediatric and neonatal care with a dedicated mother and child floor. Designed as per American Institute of Architects Hospital Architecture (AIA) guidelines and purpose built as per JCI standards, Prime Hospital’s aesthetic and patient friendly interiors are designed by the internationally acclaimed design firm, who to their credit has many international institutions. The state of the art equipment has been sourced from some of the best suppliers in the industry. In May 2016, Prime Hospital Dubai has successfully earned full Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation, endorsing the quality of health care services it offers. Prime Hospital Dubai, has been granted accreditation by the Joint Commission International (JCI) of US for its quality and safety standards in patient care, which is an international gold stamp for excellent medical practices in patient care and safety that falls under Dubai Healthcare Authority’s standards and regulations. PRIME HOSPITAL located at Airport Road, Garhoud, Dubai. Prime Hospital houses specialists who are available round the clock to tend to medical and surgical emergencies.
Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) is the manager and operator of Khalifa Port Container Terminal, the region’s first semi-automated, most technological advanced and fastest growing container port.
Integrated with Kizad and located midway between Abu Dhabi and Dubai, we connect your business to 60+ direct destinations while providing 2.5 million sqft of storage space inside the port. We always work closely with our customers to build innovative solutions that improve the speed, costs and efficiency of supply chains.
Khalifa Port Container Terminal is competitively priced and offers quick cargo clearance to keep the trade between India and the UAE moving.
Bombardier Business Aircraft’s comprehensive line of business jets is the largest of any original equipment manufacturer (OEM) with three leading aircraft families. Its complete line of Learjet, Challenger and Global aircraft allow customers to grow within the Bombardier Business Aircraft family as their travel requirements evolve. Bombardier is committed to establishing an industry leading, worldwide service and support network and delivering a world-class customer experience, and as such offers a full menu of customer support and training services.
Indian Business and Professional Council (IBPC) operates under the auspices of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry and under the patronage of the Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi and Consulate General of India in Dubai.
IBPC, Dubai, is the largest, oldest and the only representative organization of senior Indian businessmen and professionals recognized by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI). One of the main objectives of IBPC is to provide a platform to Indian businessmen and professionals to network and exchange information related to business opportunities in India and UAE.
IBPC is the premier organization in Dubai that hosts Indian delegations and ministers during their visits to the UAE. The UAE Government departments and Federal Ministries as well as premier local business houses recognize IBPC as the business council engaged in improving INDO-UAE business, trade and investment relationship.
IBPC has more than 900 corporate and individual members who are well known in their respective businesses and represent diverse sectors of the economy. Most of the prominent Indians businessmen, thought leaders, professionals and top corporate houses of Indian origin are members of IBPC.
To achieve its objectives IBPC regularly organizes events that include hosting overseas business delegations, networking sessions with visiting industry delegations and interfacing with members of other Countries Business Councils in Dubai. IBPC regularly invites world-class thought leaders, prominent UAE Nationals and captains of industry to address the members.
IBPC organizes minimum 4 to 6 high profile events every month, our recent speakers were; H H Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister for Culture & Knowledge Development, Bollywood Superstar Shah Rukh Khan who is also a honorary member of the Council, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Smt. Vasudhara Raje, Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister of Punjab, S. Sukhbir Singh Badal, Hon’ble Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Ron Kaufman, Norman Hughes, Chetan Bhagat, Bharat Dabholkar, Barkha Dutt, Prof. Prasad Kaipa, US Ambassador Vinay Thummalapally, Advt. Dinesh Vyas, Dubai Customs Chairman & Director General, Dubai Residency Department DG, Dubai Police Chief, Chief Justice Dubai Courts and DIFC Courts, Hema Malini (MP) and daughters and many more. Every alternate years we promote Vibrant Gujarat and host a joint event with Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh Government delegations and also take an IBPC delegation to Vibrant Gujarat Summit and Pravasi Bharatiya Divas.
Wall Street, a member of Emirates Post Group, is one of the largest exchange houses in UAE and offers a wide range of foreign exchange, money transfer and related remittance services. Established in 1982, the Group is spread across 35 locations within the region. The firm is expanding its presence through partnered agents and banks in other markets, and maintains correspondent relationships with over 150 banks in numerous countries.
Wall Street’s range of products has been built with a powerful selection of innovative offerings chosen with the aim of providing pioneering services to its wide range of customers. Wall Street recently began providing money remittance services through 750+ multi-service kiosks installed in strategic locations such as hypermarkets, malls,petrol stations, metro stations and convenience stores across UAE.
Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) is a world-class authority established to oversee, regulate and consolidate RAK Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ) and RAK Investment Authority (RAKIA), as well as cater to their over 13,000 clients.
RAKEZ uniquely offers free zone and non-free zone licences through, and provides investors easy access to fast-growing markets in the Middle East, North Africa, Europe, as well as South and Central Asia.
Committed to meet individual company needs, RAKEZ furnishes investors with a cost-effective ecosystem complete with a range of customisable facilities and premier services in a one-stop shop location.
Hyperloop One is reinventing transportation by developing the world’s first Hyperloop, an integrated structure to move passengers and cargo between two points immediately, safely, efficiently and sustainably. Our team has the world’s leading experts in engineering, technology and transport project delivery, working in tandem with global partners and investors to make Hyperloop a reality, now. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the company is led by CEO Rob Lloyd and co-founded by Executive Chairman Shervin Pishevar and President of Engineering Josh Giegel.
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