ISX Higher at 96.7

The Iraqi Stock Exchange (ISX) index went up on Wednesday by 0.2% to close at 96.7 points.

Thesession saw shares of 36 out of a total 82 electronically-registered firms exchanging hands.
Shares of 13 companies went up, 15 down and eight retaining their previous rates as more than 4.824 billion shares were traded at 12.202 billion Iraqi dinars ($10.4 million U.S. dollars) through 295 deals.

The hotel sector came in the lead with 54% of the shares through 37 deals worth ID6.661 billion, followed by the industry sector with 38% of the total trading activities through 75 deals.

The ISX now holds five sessions from Sunday to Thursday.

( Aswat Al Iraq )

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