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Iraq Business News brings you the latest news of investments in Iraq, highlighting the many opportunities that exist.

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 17th January 2019). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD642 (-4.4%) / $691 (-4.4%) (weekly change) (-2.5% and -2.7% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

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Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 10th January 2019). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD672 (+2.2%) / $723 (+2.0%) (weekly change) (+2.0% and +1.8% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

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Moldova: The most Cost-Effective Passport from Europe

Advertising Feature By Veronica Cotdemiey, CEO of Citizenship Invest. Moldova: the most cost-effective passport from Europe Citizenship by Investment has become one of the most reliable ways to obtain a legal citizenship and passport for many nationalities around the world. Allowing the ability to travel easily and secure a better future for individuals. However, when […]

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Market Review: 2018 Review and Outlook 2019

By Ahmed Tabaqchali, CIO of Asia Frontier Capital (AFC) Iraq Fund. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. December 2018 was probably the worst month in a decade for global equities, however the month’s sharp declines are eerily similar to those that drove […]

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Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 3rd January 2019). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. Note: ISX will be closed on Sunday (Jan. 6, 2019) due to the official holiday of Iraqi Army Day. The next trading session will be […]

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Iraq Stock Market closes year 15% Down

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 27th December 2018). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. Note: ISX will be closed during December 25, 2018 – January 1, 2019 due to the end-of-year closing operations. The next session will be held on Jan. […]

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Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 20th December 2018). Note: ISX will be closed during December 26, 2018 – January 1, 2019 due to the end-of-year closing operations. The next session will be held on Jan. 2, 2019. Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated […]

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TBI first Iraqi Bank to get B- from Fitch

Fitch Ratings has assigned Trade Bank of Iraq (TBI) a Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) of ‘B-‘ with Stable Outlook. According to Saudi Gazette, this makes TBI the first bank in Iraq to get B- from Fitch. IDRS AND VIABILITY RATING TBI’s IDRs are driven by the bank’s Viability Rating (VR) and underpinned by potential […]

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A Sovereign Wealth Fund for Iraq

The Al-Bayan Center for Planning and Studies has proposed the creation of sovereign wealth fund in Iraq. Once used by only a few countries around the world, Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs) are becoming an increasingly common feature of international finance and state-led economic development. An increasing number of countries, predominantly developing countries, who rely on the export of commodities […]

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Japan and Iraq to form a Joint Rebuilding Fund

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi expressed his country’s pride in the level of relations with Japan, commended the Japanese government for its support in the fields of security, stability, reconstruction projects, economic and cultural cooperation. His Excellency said during his reception to the Japanese Prime Minister’s Special Adviser Kentaro Sonoura and his accompanying […]

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Major US Trade Mission to Iraq

By John Lee. More than 100 top executives from more than 50 US companies visitied Iraq last week as part of a US-Iraq trade mission. Steve Lutes, vice president of Middle East Affairs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, said: “We want to expand and diversify the US involvement in commercial activity [in Iraq] … […]

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