The index of the Iraqi market for securities, on Thursday, the end of trading after falling for 4 consecutive sessions.
“The index rose in trading today after a four-session losing streak,” the stock market said in a statement. “The general index rose by 0.06%, gaining 0.36 points, closing at 564.85 points.”
“The rise of the index led to a rise of 5 shares, led by the production and marketing of meat 9.82%, Ashur Bank 3.03%, Mansour Hotels 1.68%, Mansour Bank 1.3% and Dar Al Salam Insurance 1.03%.” 3.51%, Babil Bank 3.45%, Islamic Bank 2.08%, Credit Bank 1.49% and Al Karkh City 1.12%.
The statement added that “today’s transactions decreased volume and value, trading 293.47 million shares, the value of 256.86 million dinars, compared to the circulation of 475.17 million shares, worth 365.95 million dinars in yesterday’s session.”
“The share of Bank of Baghdad kept the volume of trading volume and value for the second session in a row, through the circulation of 165.09 million shares, worth 100.7 million dinars, controlling 56% of volume and 39% of liquidity.
He pointed out that “the number of shares purchased from foreign investors amounted to 158.14 million shares, worth 111.29 million dinars, through the implementation of 30 transactions on the shares of 4 companies,” explaining that “the number of shares sold by foreign investors amounted to 60 million shares, worth 36.6 million dinars, Through the implementation of 5 deals on the shares of one company. “