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Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 29th August 2022). Please click here to view a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD964 (+2.5%) / $845 (+2.9%) (weekly change) (+5.0% and +5.0% YTD change, respectively). The weekly trading volume was […]

Iraqi Kurdistan to launch "Special Economic Zones"

From Amwaj Media. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi Kurdistan to launch SEZs for imports substitution Minister Muhammad Shukri discusses the Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) plans to set up 16 zones for life beyond oil. The full article can be viewed […]

Asiacell to sell Mobile Phone Transmission Towers

By John Lee. Qatari mobile telecoms group Ooredoo is planning to sell its portfolio of transmission towers, which includes those owned by its Iraqi subsidiary Asiacell. Media sources suggest that this will be done on a sale-and-leaseback basis, and that the portfolio may be split by country. According to Reuters, Morgan Stanley is advising on […]

Moody's assigned Credit Ratings for National Bank of Iraq (NBI)

By John Lee. Moody's Investors Service has assigned first time local currency long-term/short-term deposit ratings of B3/NP for National Bank of Iraq (NBI), and foreign currency long-term/short-term deposit rating of Caa1/NP. At the same time, the rating agency has assigned a Baseline Credit Assessment (BCA) of caa2, Adjusted BCA of b3, as well as long-term […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 22nd September 2022). Please click here to view a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD940 (+1.1%) / $822 (+1.1%) (weekly change) (+2.4% and +2.1% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

US focus on Increasing Trade and Investment in Iraq

By John Lee. The U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, Alina L. Romanowski, and members of the Embassy's Economic Section welcomed diplomats from 11 embassies and international organizations to the U.S. Embassy on Tuesday. The meeting intended to focus efforts on increasing trade and investment in Iraq. In a statement after the meeting, the U.S. Mission to […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 8th September 2022). Please click here to view a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD934 (+0.01%) / $816 (+0.01%) (weekly change) (+1.7% and +1.4% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 1st September 2022). Please click here to view a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD934 (+5.1%) / $816 (+5.1%) (weekly change) (+1.7% and +1.4% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

Iraqi Company Buys Romanian Power Plant

By John Lee. Iraq's Mass Group Holding has bought a power plant in Romania. According to a statement from the administrator, Expert Insolventa SRL, the company has bought the Mintia thermal power plant (pictured) from Complexului Energetic Hunedoara SA for 91.2 million euro ($91 million) in a public auction. Mass Global Energy Rom, a subsidiary […]