Tag Archives | Ahmed Tabaqchali

Market Review: A Tale of Two Halves & Liquidity

By Ahmed Tabaqchali (pictured), 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 in January was a tale of two halves. The first half started with a whimper with turnover declining 40% from December’s levels […]

Iraqi Stock Market: Review of 2017 & Outlook for 2018

By Ahmed Tabaqchali (pictured), 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 continued to build on the November recovery, up +3.0% for the month, with locals picking up the buying interest from foreigners, whose […]

November Market Review: Tentative Recovery

By Ahmed Tabaqchali (pictured), 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 dog days of the summer extended from October into the first 10 days of November, as the 40 day Arba’een pilgrimage came to […]

Rosneft in the Kurdish Region: Moscow’s Balancing Act

By Ahmed Tabaqchali. Originally published by Iraq in Context; re-published by Iraq Business News with permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Between February 2017 and mid-October, Rosneft signed a number of deals with the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) that established for it, […]

October Market Review: Changed Oil Dynamics & Liquidity

By Ahmed Tabaqchali (pictured), 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. October was mostly a replay of the dog days of the summer as far as the market was concerned. However, two developments are worth […]

Economic Consequences post Mosul

By Ahmed Tabaqchali (pictured), 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. While Iraq’s war against terror is far from over, the conclusion of the Mosul offensive should mark the high point in the cost of […]

IBN Welcomes New Expert Blogger

By Padraig O’Hannelly. Following the success of his first article on the Iraqi Stock Market, we are delighted to announce that Ahmed Tabaqchali (pictured) has joined the Iraq Business News Expert Blogger panel. Ahmed is the Chief Investment Officer of Asia Frontier Capital‘s Iraq Fund, and is an experienced capital markets professional with over 25 […]