The Iraqi stock market closed Sunday, up 1.24 percent at 574.57.
The stock exchange traded 27 companies out of 101 companies listed on the market. The number of traded shares reached 793.7 million shares worth KD 734.1 million.
The shares of the production and marketing of meat increased by 9.93%, Baghdad for soft drinks by 7.50% and Asia Telecom by 3.39%, while the shares of ready-made clothing companies fell by 4.55%, Babil Bank by 3.57% and credit bank by 1.54%.
The number of shares purchased by foreign investors 460,179 million shares, worth 428,871 million dinars, through the implementation of 137 transactions on the shares of 5 companies.
While the number of shares sold by foreign investors 350,600 million shares, worth 213,180 million dinars, through the implementation of 33 deals on shares of 3 companies.