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

A Review of Iraq’s 2019 Budget Proposal

By Ahmed Tabaqchali, for 1001 Iraqi Thoughts. The proposed budget law, prepared by the prior government and adopted by the current one (with some minor revisions), resembles the ongoing negotiations on completing the formation of the government. Just as the participants in these negotiations had left behind the pretence of responding to popular demands and […]

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Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Note: ISX will be closed on Tuesday (Nov. 20, 2018) due to a religious holiday (Birth of the Prophet). The next trading session will be on Wednesday (Nov. 21, 2018). Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 15th November 2018). Please click here to download a table of listed companies […]

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New Investment Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The National Investment Commission (NIC), in cooperation with the Babylon Investment Commission, is pleased to announce the following investment opportunities: Educational Research Center and Environment Laboratories within the main university site area of 1300 m² plot number 1/3474 m 17 Tajia. The Central Student Club of the University of Babylon within the […]

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The Economic Perils of Youth Nostalgia for Authoritarianism

By Ahmed Tabaqchali, for 1001 Iraqi Thoughts. The Economic Perils of Iraqi Youth’s Nostalgia for the Return of Authoritarianism Although Iraqi youth’s nostalgia for authoritarianism in the form of a powerful presidential system as a cure to their country’s ills is understandable, the economic costs of Turkey’s increasing move toward such a system over the […]

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Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 8th November 2018). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD654 (-1.3%) / $700 (-1.3%) (weekly change) (-19.4% and -16.2% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

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Market Review: Volumes and Reversion to the Mean

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 end of the month brought with it the end of the multi-month paralysis in government as the designated prime minister was confirmed by parliament […]

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Turkey: The Most Desired Citizenship Program among GCC Expats

Advertising Feature By Veronica Cotdemiey, CEO of Citizenship Invest. Turkish Nationality: The Most Desired Citizenship Program among GCC Expats Citizenship by Investment programs have been witnessing some major changes and one of them is the introduction of the new Turkish citizenship program which was published on the Official Gazette and entered into force in September […]

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Rebuilding & Reconstruction – Iraq – Delivering the Vision

 Rebuilding & Reconstruction – Iraq – Delivering the Vision Register Now IBBC returns to Dubai on 25 November with a full agenda of expert speakers to discuss the most important issues facing Iraq’s economy. Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne, President of IBBC and The Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Iraq, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan & Kazakhstan will open the conference, alongside […]

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Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 1st November 2018). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD662 (+2.2%) / $709 (+2.2%) (weekly change) (-18.3% and -15.1% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

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A Thriving Entrepreneurial Culture takes root in Iraq

By Ahmed Tabaqchali and Emily Burlinghaus. Originally published by bite.tech; re-published by Iraq Business News with permission of the author. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Most of the coverage and analysis of Iraq post-2003—by international, regional, and local journalists and analysts—has focused […]

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Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 25th October 2018). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD648 (+2.2%) / $694 (+2.4%) (weekly change) (-20.1% and -17.0% 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: 18th October 2018). Please click here to download a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD634 (-3.8%) / $678 (-3.8%) (weekly change) (-21.6% and -18.9% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

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