The Iraqi Stock Exchange continued to rise for a second day in a row, to close on Thursday, a rise of 13.05 at 603.48 points.
The exchange traded shares of (37) companies out of (101) listed companies in the market, and the number of shares traded 1,060 billion shares worth 917.3 million dinars.
The shares of Baghdad for soft drinks increased by 9.23%, the Babylon Hotel by 8.85% and Asia Cell by 5.88%. Meanwhile, 4 shares were down, while the ready made by 2.38%, the chemical and plastic by 1.79% and the agricultural production by 1.67% and the Canadian by 0.98%.
The number of shares purchased by foreign investors reached 409.02 million shares, valued at 423.23 million dinars, through the implementation of 132 transactions on the shares of 8 companies.
While the number of shares sold by foreign investors 187.1 million shares, valued at 209.5 million dinars, through the implementation of 44 transactions on the shares of 3 companies.