30 July 2008 — DFSA Grants an Amended License to DIFX to Operate a Derivatives Exchange

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) announced today that the Dubai International Financial Exchange Ltd. (DIFX) has been granted an amended Authorised Market Institution license to DIFX to now operate a derivative exchange in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).

DIFX had received its license to operate an exchange with respect of securities by the DFSA in September 2005.