|Iraq Stock Exchange|
Economy News Baghdad:
The index of the Iraqi market for securities increased in the number and value of shares traded during the last week, at the time of the implementation of a deal exceeded 10 billion shares during the same week.
“The Iraqi stock market organized during the week ending July 20, five trading sessions in the regular market and one session for trading in the second market,” said Taha Ahmed Abdul Salam, the market’s executive director. “Companies listed on the market (101) joint-stock companies (72) listed companies in the regular market and (29) listed company in the second market, where traded during the sessions last week shares (44) companies in the regular market and only one company in the second market” .
He pointed out that “the number of shares traded for last week amounted to (31) billion shares compared to (1) billion shares for the week before, a rise of (1514.67.78%) compared to the week before, either the value of these shares amounted to (14) billion dinars compared to (1) billion Dinars per week which is higher by another (1170.55%). “
“The number of transactions executed last week reached (1657) transactions compared to (1235) transactions for the week before. The ISX 60 index closed at 564.98 points at the end of the week, down 0.93 percent from the previous week’s closing,” he said.
He pointed out that “the number of transactions executed during the last week amounted to one deal and the number of shares traded during (25,714,627,012) shares worth (10,542,997,075) dinars, which was implemented on the shares of the Commercial Bank of Iraq.”
On the indicators of the circulation of non-Iraqi investors in the Iraqi market for securities between Abdul Salam that the number of shares purchased from non-Iraqi investors last week (25) billion shares of a decrease of 74% compared to the week before, and the value of those shares amounted to (10) billion dinars, 49% through the implementation of (38) shares on the shares of (9) companies.
The number of shares sold by non-Iraqi investors last week between Abdul Salam amounted to (9) billion shares increased by 28% measured the week before and the value of (4) billion dinars through the implementation of (239) on shares (4) companies, 79%.