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We’re a Dubai-based leading MENA neo-broker with big dreams of building a community where everyone can learn, trade, and grow together. 

We've always prioritized easy, affordable access to financial markets and are transparent about our costs and fees. Our trading app offers 5,500+ commission-free assets spanning global and regional markets. 

Guided by transparency, education, and inclusivity, amana is more than a trading platform. We champion financial empowerment and education for everyone in the MENA region and beyond.

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To revolutionize trading and investing by creating an inclusive, educational, and transparent platform accessible to everyone, everywhere.

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At amana, we believe that access to trading and investing should be a universal right, regardless of income or skill level. Nobody likes overpaying, right? That's why amana lets you access the world's markets with zero commission, tight spreads and no hidden fees.

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amana Brings Zero-Fee Trading for All MENA-Listed Stocks

amana Brings Zero-Fee Trading for All MENA-Listed Stocks

amana, a Dubai-based retail broker, has updated its pricing strategy by launching zero-fee trading services for all the stocks listed in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

February 14, 2024 - by Finance Magnates

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amana Rolls Out Zero-Fee Trading in MENA, Breaking Down Barriers

amana Rolls Out Zero-Fee Trading in MENA, Breaking Down Barriers

UAE-based FX and CFDs broker amana is changing the game in the Middle East with a bold new pricing plan: commission-free trading on MENA stock trades.

February 13, 2024 - by FinanceFeeds

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Leveling the Playing Field: amana's Trading App Ushers in New Traders and Investors

Leveling the Playing Field: amana's Trading App Ushers in New Traders and Investors

In September of 2022, amana, a trading and investing platform, launched its groundbreaking trading app. A short year and a half later, amana's app is enjoying a tremendous amount of success, helping to make the vision of ...

February 13, 2024 - by IBT Desk

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Joy Dabeet, Chief Marketing Officer at amana: “It’s really hard to see any limits as to what AI can help us achieve”

Joy Dabeet, Chief Marketing Officer at amana: “It’s really hard to see any limits as to what AI can help us achieve”

If you work in marketing and need to modernise your tools (and perhaps your team), then listen to Joy Dabeet, Chief Marketing Officer at amana.

January 15, 2024 - by TechFinitive

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Amana App: Revolutionizing Investment for New Generations of Traders

Amana App: Revolutionizing Investment for New Generations of Traders

In the dynamic and ever-evolving investment landscape, amana is emerging as a pioneer. Founded in 2010 as a traditional brokerage in the Middle East, amana quickly recognized the inherent limitations of standard investment and trading platforms.

January 08, 2024 - by The Daily Scanner

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Innovating Investment: How amana Is Redefining Trading Accessibility

Innovating Investment: How amana Is Redefining Trading Accessibility

The world of finance often feels like an exclusive club reserved for those with extensive experience or deep pockets.

December 16, 2023 - by Financial Tech Times

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amana appoints Haris Loucaides as new Chief Financial Officer

amana appoints Haris Loucaides as new Chief Financial Officer

(MENAFN- mslgroup) amana, the leading online trading specialists in the MENA region, today announced the appointment of Haris Loucaides as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of amana.

December 07, 2023 - by MENAFN

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Social media plays key role in shaping online trading

Social media plays key role in shaping online trading

DUBAI, UAE — Social media has exerted a significant influence on the way business is conducted, and the online trading industry is no exception.

November 23, 2023 - by Trends

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Amana celebrates Great Place to Work Certification

Amana celebrates Great Place to Work Certification

Reinforcing its commitment to cultivating an exceptional workplace culture

November 21, 2023 - by Zawya

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How investors can navigate the wild world of meme coins

How investors can navigate the wild world of meme coins

Meme coins have taken the cryptocurrency community by storm, thanks to their novelty, humour and potential for astronomical returns.

November 01, 2023 - by The National

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For new investors, Gulf IPOs represent a good start – but do widen the asset mix

For new investors, Gulf IPOs represent a good start – but do widen the asset mix

Unlike other international markets, the MENA region has seen a significant uptick in the number of companies listing their shares.

October 26, 2023 - by Gulf News

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Gulf’s Islamic Sukuks offerings should get closer attention from retail investors

Gulf’s Islamic Sukuks offerings should get closer attention from retail investors

Sukuks, often (incorrectly!) referred to as Islamic bonds, are gaining popularity in Middle East markets as an alternative to conventional fixed-income instruments.

October 12, 2023 - by Gulf News

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Charting Success with amana: Dive Deep with CEO Muhammad Rasoul

Charting Success with amana: Dive Deep with CEO Muhammad Rasoul

From starting out in a role at a remote suburb to ascending to the position of CEO of amana, Muhammad Rasoul’s journey is truly inspiring. In this candid interview, Muhammad delves into his early fascination with technol ...

September 26, 2023 - by The Emirates Times

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Cracking The Wealth Code: How Social Media Breaks Barriers To Financial Literacy And Inclusion

Cracking The Wealth Code: How Social Media Breaks Barriers To Financial Literacy And Inclusion

The potential of social media in driving financial literacy and inclusion cannot be overstated.

September 25, 2023 - by Brandberries

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Seven tips to help manage your emotions while trading

Seven tips to help manage your emotions while trading

Trading is not just about numbers and charts. It’s also about managing the emotional roller coaster that comes along with it.

September 01, 2023 - by The National

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Pocketful of Dirhams: Why investors should stay calm while trading

Pocketful of Dirhams: Why investors should stay calm while trading

The highs and lows of stock markets are often compared to a roller coaster ride – one minute, you’re on top of the world and making a profit.

August 29, 2023 - by The National

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UAE’s retail investors have by now got the feel for stocks - how about bonds, treasury bills?

UAE’s retail investors have by now got the feel for stocks - how about bonds, treasury bills?

There has been an uptake in interest in treasury bills and bonds in the UAE and the wider region. Earlier this year, the first auction of the UAE’s dirham-denominated treasury bonds for the year was oversubscribed by 6.2 ...

August 26, 2023 - By Gulf News

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Raising communication trust barometer in the financial sector

Raising communication trust barometer in the financial sector

The financial sector plays a critical role in fostering economic growth and development.

August 18, 2023 - by Campaign middle east

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Mani Sahota, Chief Information Officer, amana

Mani Sahota, Chief Information Officer, amana

Mani Sahota is the Chief Information Officer at amana, steering the company’s technology teams in bringing new products and features to life. He is the driving force behind amana’s cutting-edge mobile trading...

20 July, 2023 - by IntelligentCIO Middle East

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Which assets could offer investors higher returns in the current market?

Which assets could offer investors higher returns in the current market?

Susan P, a public relations professional in Dubai who wishes to remain anonymous, wants to invest in assets that offer high returns as she plans to retire in about a decade.

Jul 18, 2023 - by The National

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How rethinking financial literacy can empower a new generation of investors

How rethinking financial literacy can empower a new generation of investors

The global financial system is undergoing a multitude of transformations at once. In fact, digitalisation and democratisation are changing how capital markets work. With that happening, investors’ and corporate issuers’ ...

June 17, 2023 - by Gulf Business

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Generation Start-up: How amana aims to be the Robinhood for Mena retail investors

Generation Start-up: How amana aims to be the Robinhood for Mena retail investors

Karim Farra and Ziad Aboujeb, co-founders of neo-broker amana, created the retail investment platform with the aim of democratising and reshaping the Middle East and North Africa’s financial investment landscape.

June 12, 2023 - by The National News

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Nigeria's fuel crisis: the end of subsidies sparks chaos

Nigeria's fuel crisis: the end of subsidies sparks chaos

Prices jumps and panic buying spread across Nigeria’s petrol stations after a new government removes subsidies.

June 01, 2023 - by BBC

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UAE begins corporate tax roll-out, with free zones exempted

UAE begins corporate tax roll-out, with free zones exempted

DUBAI, June 1 (Reuters) - The UAE began rolling out a 9% business tax on Thursday, with exemptions for the many free zones which power its economy, as the formerly tax-free oil producer seeks to boost non-oil revenue and remain a regional commercial hub.

June 01, 2023 - by Reuters

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Cosmo Careers 2023: amana’s Joy Dabeet on why it is *SO* important to start investing early in your career

Cosmo Careers 2023: amana’s Joy Dabeet on why it is *SO* important to start investing early in your career

Kicking things off with an informative panel on trading and investing that certainly demystified stocks, cryptos, and a lot more for us was amana‘s Chief Marketing Officer Joy Dabeet on the first day of Cosmo Careers 2023.

May 22, 2023 - by Cosmopolitan Middle East

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Sahar Haidar: Be patient; everything happens for a reason

Sahar Haidar: Be patient; everything happens for a reason

Nothing is out of reach for a dreamer like Sahar Haidar, a Lebanese and Amana’s Director of Global Operations. She believes that patience is essential because everything happens for a reason. Her long path to professiona ...

April 12, 2023 - by Dubai Vibes Magazine

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amana partners with Real Vision to offer world-class education tools

amana partners with Real Vision to offer world-class education tools

amana, one of MENA’s leading online neobrokers, is now offering its customers a chance to learn all about trading and investing from world-class experts at US-based Real Vision, a leading source of digital, on-demand financial education.

April 11, 2023 - by Khaleej Times

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The case for diversification

The case for diversification

Diversification is a crucial aspect of trading that should not be overlooked, Masry believes

April 06, 2023 - by CEO Middle East

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Seven books to get you started on your investment journey

Seven books to get you started on your investment journey

Investing and trading can be an intimidating world to navigate, especially if you’re just getting started. But what if there was a way to gain the knowledge and confidence you need to master the trade?

March 24, 2023 - by The National

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Women can be a powerful force in the financial world and the time to get started is now

Women can be a powerful force in the financial world and the time to get started is now

Here are a few tips on how to start building your financial future

March 10, 2023 - by Gulf Business

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Market enthusiasts participate in amana’s free workshop on trading and investing

Market enthusiasts participate in amana’s free workshop on trading and investing

amana, a leading online neobroker in the MENA region, in partnerships with leading industry figures, hosted an exclusive seminar on trade and investment in celebration of International Women’s Day (IWD) this year.

March 08, 2023 - by The Fashion with Style

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International Women’s Day: 15 exciting things to do around town

International Women’s Day: 15 exciting things to do around town

As we inch closer to International Women’s Day to celebrate and honour the achievements of fellow females worldwide, we are already filling up our diaries with events to attend to mark the day.

March 6, 2023 - by Cosmopolitan Middle East

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LiquidityFinder Interview With Elie Harfouche, Institutional Relationship Manager, amana

LiquidityFinder Interview With Elie Harfouche, Institutional Relationship Manager, amana

In this interview we discuss the institutional liquidity services provided by amana, with Elie Harfouche, Institutional Relationship Manager.

Jan 23, 2023 - by Liquidity Finder

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Middle East’s stock trading platforms owe their investors full transparency

Middle East’s stock trading platforms owe their investors full transparency

First-time investors should not be fobbed off with marketing overkill.

Jan 08, 2023 - by Gulf News

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The most important financial tips you need to know to save your monies for 2023

The most important financial tips you need to know to save your monies for 2023

With 2023 just around the corner, we’re all looking back at our 2022 spending habits and are in disbelief, tbh. All those coffee runs and our recent Christmas shopping splurge has *hurt* our wallets. Obvs in the spirit o ...

Dec 21, 2022 - by Cosmopolitan Middle East

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How to start investing in football clubs

How to start investing in football clubs

The past two and a half years have been a struggle for football clubs. Owing to widespread social distancing and other health and safety regulations, empty football pitches have resulted in some of the world’s top-perfor ...

Dec 16, 2022 - by The National

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amana appoints director of Global Business Development

amana appoints director of Global Business Development

amana, a leading online neobroker in the Mena region, welcomes Kurt Hoeksema as its new Director of Global Business Development....

Dec 5, 2022 - by Trade Arabia

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Why bridging the financial literacy gap is crucial for Gen Z investors

Why bridging the financial literacy gap is crucial for Gen Z investors

They say the future belongs to those who see possibilities before others. And there’s no better way to own the future than by harnessing the greatest of all possibilities: technology and youth....

Nov 8, 2022 - by The National

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amana targets new generation of traders: Rasoul

amana targets new generation of traders: Rasoul

Dubai-based neo-broker says it will target the Gen Z and young millennials in the region and give them direct access to global financial markets...

Oct 23, 2022 - by Khaleej Times

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amana: Transparency at the core of everything they do

amana: Transparency at the core of everything they do

With transparency for customers steering the amana business model, Muhammad Rasoul, CEO, amana, explains their goal is to build trust and to ensure their customers..

Oct 21, 2022 - by Arabian Business

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Welcome to the world of personalization, the future of investment and trading apps

Welcome to the world of personalization, the future of investment and trading apps

Almost 40 years ago, a young Steve Jobs envisioned the app store or at least an elementary version of it. Since then, mobile apps have taken a leading role in recreating how consumers interact with products and services worldwide....

Oct 4, 2022 - by Arab News

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amana to facilitate investors’ access to Dubai-listed securities

amana to facilitate investors’ access to Dubai-listed securities

Amana’s local and international retail investors to seamlessly trade on DFM and Nasdaq Dubai through its newly launched app..

Oct 4, 2022 - by Khaleej Times

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UAE and Gulf’s fintechs can help out with closing gender gaps

UAE and Gulf’s fintechs can help out with closing gender gaps

Making wealth creation accessible to all will even up gender landscape

June 28, 2022 - by Gulf News

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