The Iraqi Stock Exchange opened the week on the rise, closing the price index in a meeting, Sunday, a rise of 0.32 percent at the point (643.11).
The stock exchange traded 1,587 billion shares worth KD 1,742 billion. The session saw trading of 34 companies out of 101 listed companies.
Metal and bicycle shares rose 9.77%, Al Mansour shares rose 3.14%, Babil shares fell 2.54%, Ashour fell 5.34%, Al Hilal Industrial was down 3.03% and Gulf Bank shares fell 2.86%.
The number of shares purchased by non-Iraqi investors reached 113 million shares valued at JD 446 million through the execution of 99 transactions on 8 companies. The number of shares sold by non-Iraqi investors reached 29 million shares, (169) million dinars through the implementation of (14) deal on shares (5) companies.