Iraq: The stock index rose and traded more than two billion shares

Journal May 24, 2017

Baghdad - Journal News
The Iraqi market for securities, on Wednesday, an increase in the price index and the volume of trading exceeded two billion shares.

The price index "ISX 60" closed at (601.50) points, up by (0.26%) from the close of the previous session of (599.92) points, said the Executive Director of the market Taha Ahmed Abdul Salam said in a statement received by «Journal News».

Abdul Salam Bin that the number of shares traded 2,034,139,684 shares valued at 1,157,896,540 dinars.

He also pointed out that "the number of companies suspended by a decision of the Securities Commission for failure to comply with financial disclosure instructions (14) companies, while the number of shares purchased from non-Iraqi investors (6,221) million shares worth (41,155) million dinars through the implementation of (34) A deal on the shares of three companies. "

As for the number of shares sold by non-Iraqi investors, Abdul Salam confirmed that it reached (162,027) million shares valued at (132,552) million dinars through the implementation of (51) on the shares of (5) companies.