In a month... the Iraqi Stock Exchange is trading shares worth 11 billion dinars
Shafaq News/ The Iraq Stock Exchange announced today, Saturday, that 15 billion shares were traded, with a financial value of more than 11 billion dinars, during the month of July.
The market stated in a report seen by Shafak News Agency, that "the number of companies whose shares were traded during last July amounted to 66 joint-stock companies, while the shares of 32 companies were not traded due to the difference in the prices offered from those requested by investors, while 5 companies continue to stop for not providing disclosure out of 103 companies listed on the market.
He added that "the number of traded shares amounted to 15 billion and 42 million and 176 thousand shares with a financial value of 11 billion and 992 million dinars through the implementation of 8151 deals," explaining that "the ISX60 traded price index closed at 572,120 points."
He pointed out that "the number of shares purchased from non-Iraqi investors for the month of July amounted to 5 billion shares with a financial value of 2 billion dinars through the circulation of 9 joint-stock companies, while the number of shares sold from non-Iraqi investors reached 2 billion shares with a financial value of 2 billion dinars through Circulation of 15 joint stock companies.
It is noteworthy that the Iraqi Stock Exchange organizes five trading sessions a week from Sunday to Thursday, and includes 103 Iraqi joint stock companies representing the sectors of banking, telecommunications, industry, agriculture, insurance, financial investment, tourism and hotels.
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