The Iraqi Securities Authority announced, on Saturday, the rise in shares and the decrease in their value to the market, during the first quarter of the year 2021.
A report by the commission on the first chapter of this year, which was reviewed by the "National News Center", stated that "the number of companies listed in the Iraq Stock Exchange amounted to 103 companies at the end of the first quarter of the year 2021."
He explained that "the first quarter witnessed an increase in the traded shares to reach 133.5 billion shares, compared to 72.7 billion shares in the first quarter of 2020, while the trading value decreased by 26.42% to reach approximately 84.8 billion dinars, compared to 115.2 billion dinars during the first quarter of the year 2020." .
The report added, "The regular market constituted 84.2% of the traded shares, while the second market constituted 15.8%. As for the trading value, the regular market constituted 90.2%, while the percentage of the second market was 9.8%, while transactions for the regular market amounted to 29,464 deals, and 2,270 deals. A deal for the second market.
He pointed out that "the ISX-60 stock price index rose during the first quarter of 2021 by 11.4%, to close at the end of the quarter at 566,180 points, compared to 5.8.030 points at the end of the previous quarter."
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