The Iraqi market for securities on the issuance of banks trading shares in the stock market in May last, recording a volume of circulation amounted to 65 billion shares and the value of 66 billion dinars.
The market executive of the market, Taha Ahmed Abdul Salam, said that the Iraqi stock market in May 2018, 21 sessions, focused on the shares of the banking sector being the sector most numerous in terms of listed companies and the number of listed shares.
Abdul Salam said that the number of shares traded affected by the delay of a number of important companies in the submission of indicators of annual disclosure 2017, the number of shares traded 65 billion shares, the value of shares traded 66 billion dinars, while the number of transactions executed 7901 deal trading sale and purchase.
The ISX60 index closed at 608.66 points in the first session of May, closing at 593.78 points at the end of the month, down 2.4 percent from the close of the first session.
He pointed out that the number of shares traded for foreigners bought 2 billion shares worth 10 billion dinars and the number of shares traded for foreigners sold 3 billion shares worth 2 billion dinars.