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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: 16th May 2019). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD622 (+4.3%) / $669 (+4.3%) (weekly change) (-5.7% and -5.7% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

Iraq “becomes Energy Investment Hotspot”

By John Lee. According to Miriam Malek, writing for S&P Global Platts, Iraq is again becoming a viable destination for energy investment after the final defeat of Islamic State and the election of a new government revived interest in the region’s second-largest oil producer. The US, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Iran are now vying for […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 9th May 2019). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD596 (+1.8%) / $642 (+1.8%) (weekly change) (-9.6% and -9.6% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

Investment Opportunities: 7 Solar Energy Projects

By John Lee. The National Investment Commission (NIC) has published details of a new round of solar energy projects: The Ministry of Electricity is please to invite local, regional and international Independent Power Producers (IPP) to submit Expressions of interest (EOI) to embark into a proposed reverse auctioning round for SEVEN (7) Green field solar […]

Market Review: “Economy continues to Recover”

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. The market, as measured by the Rabee Securities RSISUSD Index, increased by +2.5% in April, bringing the YTD decline to -11.8%. Average daily turnover, excluding […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 2nd May 2019). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD586 (+0.2%) / $630 (+0.2%) (weekly change) (-11.2% and -11.3% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

Iraq’s First Tech Conference highlights Huge Potential

By Padraig O’Hannelly. More than 100 guests gathered at the Babylon Hotel in Baghdad on Tuesday to attend Iraq’s first Tech Conference. Hosted by the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) and chaired by Ashley Goodall, the event brought together the leading companies involved in the technology sector in Iraq to discuss how the power of […]

Genel Pauses Bina Bawi Plans; Numis Upgrades

By John Lee. Genel Energy has announced that it “will only proceed with significant investment in Bina Bawi once an agreement is reached on a commercial framework that provides a clear route to monetisation.” In a statement, the company said: “As previously announced, the deadline to meet the conditions precedent relating to the Bina Bawi […]

6 Questions you Must Ask about Second Citizenship

Advertising Feature By Veronica Cotdemiey, CEO of Citizenship Invest. 6 questions you must ask when obtaining a second citizenship Citizenship programs offer people a chance to obtain a second powerful nationality that allows them freedom of movement and security for their families, as well as a better way to safekeep their businesses and wealth. However, […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 25th April 2019). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD584 (-1.2%) / $629 (-1.1%) (weekly change) (-11.4% and -11.4% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

New Investment Opportunity in Iraq

By John Lee. The National Investment Commission (NIC) has announced a new investment opportunity in Iraq: Rehabilitation of Bismayah Connecting Road, Ministry of Construction, Municipalities and Public Works (Source: National Investment Commission) (Picture: Business opportunity word cloud, from ibreakstock/Shutterstock)