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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 June 2021). Please click here to view a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD932 (+3.9%) / $801 (+4.6%) (weekly change) (+28.5% and +20.9% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

Investment: Iraqi Cabinet Approves New City near Baghdad Airport

By John Lee. At their regular Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, Iraq's Council of Ministers approved the establishment of a new city around Baghdad International Airport (BIAP). The new city will be called Rafael, and it will cover 10,600 acres. The cabinet added that, "it will be available for investment opportunities, provided that the land owners […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 10th June 2021). Please click here to view a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. ISX decided to increase trading hours starting June 20, 2021 for every trading session. Accordingly, pre-opening period will be from 9:30 to 10:00 am. Trading […]

Market Review: "Market Consolidates Gains"

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. Market Review: "Market Consolidates Gains" The market, as measured by Rabee Securities RSISX USD Index, paused its three-month string of gains in May, ending the […]

Major UAE Firms want to Invest in Iraq

By John Lee. The UAE's Ambassador to Iraq, Salem Issa Al Zaabi, has reportedly to the Federation of Iraqi Chambers of Commerce that several major Emirati companies want to invest in Iraq. Salem Issa Al Zaabi added that he had a productive meeting with the Federation's President, Abdul Razzaq Al Zuhairi, who said that Iraq […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 3rd June 2021). Please click here to view a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD896 (-2.3%) / $775 (-1.7%) (weekly change) (+23.5% and +16.9% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

Private Sector Development: Iraq's Long-lost Solution

By Mohammed Hussein, for The Iraqi Economists Network (IEN). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Private Sector Development: Iraq's Long-lost Solution Six years passed since the Iraqi government launched its Private Sector Development Strategy 2014-2030, aiming to reform regulatory frames and market conditions […]

The Dutch Disease and Iraq's Foreign Exchange Rate

By Dr. Zeki Fattah, for The Iraqi Economists Network (IEN). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Dutch Disease and Iraq's Foreign Exchange Rate Economists who studied the reasons for the low per capita growth of GDP in developing countries that rely […]

Iraq Economic Review: Second Edition

By Ahmed Tabaqchali, Hamzeh al-Shadeedi and Sarwar Abdullah, for the Institute of Regional and International Studies (IRIS) at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS). The opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Breaking the Impasse: The Baghdad-Erbil Budget Divide The annual debate over […]

Market Review: "On the Economics of Coiled springs, Crouching Tigers, and Chicken Lickens"

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. Market Review: "On the Economics of Coiled springs, Crouching Tigers, and Chicken Lickens" The market, as measured by the Rabee Securities RSISX USD Index, continued […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 29th April 2021). Please click here to view a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD947 (-0.7%) / $825 (-0.7%) (weekly change) (+30.5% and +24.4% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]