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Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME)

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

A joint venture between Tatweer, a member of Dubai Holding, the New York Mercantile Exchange and the Oman Investment Fund, the DME commenced trading in June 2007 and is the Middle East's first energy futures exchange listing the Oman Crude Oil Futures Contract. Located in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the DME's double-height trading floor represents an innovative hybrid design incorporating open communication between traders and electronic trading. The central feature is a large video media wall that forms the background for live TV broadcasts.