Non-Iraqi investors’ shares recorded a significant increase during trading in the Iraqi Stock Exchange last week with the participation of 49 out of 101 listed companies.
“The Iraqi Stock Exchange organized trading sessions in the regular market and the secondary market during the week ending on the 16th of this year, and the number of companies listed on the market reached 101 companies,” said Taha Abdul Salam, the market’s executive director. (72) listed companies in the regular market and (29) listed companies in the second market, where during the sessions last week, the shares of (45) companies in the systemic market and (4) companies in the second market.
“The number of companies suspended from trading due to lack of commitment to provide annual and quarterly disclosure of the Authority and the market has become (24) companies, while the number of shares listed in the market (11.187) trillion shares and market capitalization market capitalization of companies listed in the market is 10.539 trillion dinars” .
He stressed that “the shares of non-Iraqi investors recorded a remarkable rise during the trading last week, where the number of shares purchased from non-Iraqi investors last week (3) billion shares, up by (449.5%) compared to the week before, where the value of those shares (2) billion dinars Through the implementation of (662) share on the shares of (13) companies to rise also by (304.38%) compared to the week before. ”
He added that “the number of shares sold by non-Iraqi investors last week amounted to one billion registered shares rose compared to the week before, 35.15%, and the value of (678) million dinars through the implementation of (233) deal on the shares of (4) companies, To reach 12.61%. ”
“The number of shares traded for last week reached (14.967) billion shares compared to (24.066) billion shares for the week before which decreased by (37.8%), while the value of shares traded last week (10.783) billion dinars compared to (13.852) billion JD for the week before the record is also a decline of 22.15%.
The ISX 60 Index closed at (559.06) points, up by (0.62%) from the close of the week before when it closed at (555.6) points.