Archive | Investment

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: 29th Oct 2020). Please click here to view a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD669 (-1.4%) / $689 (-1.4%) (weekly change) (+1.6% and +1.6% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

Bell Finance joins IBBC

Bell Finance LLC joins IBBC as a new member and brings investment to the private sector in Iraq Bell Finance LLC has joined the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) to continue the work of the Iraq Middle Market Development Foundation's lending and educational activities in Iraq since 2005 (www.immdf.org). Funded by the U.S. International Development […]

Miswag Closes Second Round of Investment

Miswag, Iraq's leading e-commerce platform, today announced the successful closing of its second round of seed funding. Coordinated by Iraq Tech Ventures and led by Euphrates Iraq Fund and Shwan Ibrahim Taha, Chairman of Rabee Securities, this round was funded by the same consortium of institutional and individual investors from the Middle East and United […]

Alsaree3 and Al Zajel Close Seed Round

Alsaree3, Baghdad's most popular food delivery app, recently closed its 6-figure seed round. This round also included investment in its sister company, Al Zajel, which provides last-mile deliveries and e-logistics services in Baghdad. Alsaree3 has been operational since 2018 and quickly became the market leader due to its high-quality customer service, fast deliveries, and extensive […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 22nd Oct 2020). Please click here to view a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD679 (-0.3%) / $699 (-1.1%) (weekly change) (+3.0% and -0.2% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 15th Oct 2020). Please click here to view a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD681 (+2.3%) / $707 (+1.9%) (weekly change) (+3.4% and +0.9% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]

Breaking Out of Fragility: Diversification and Growth in Iraq

Breaking Out of Fragility: A Country Economic Memorandum for Diversification and Growth in Iraq Iraq is at a crossroads. Almost two decades after the 2003 war, the country remains caught in a fragility trap, facing increasing political instability, growing social unrest, and a deepening state-citizen divide. Amid a multitude of crises (including an oil price […]

Market Review: "Still the Dog Days of Summer"

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: "Still the Dog Days of Summer" The unusually, more subdued than normal "dog days of summer" witnessed in August were extended into September […]

IBBC welcomes Iraq's EBRD Membership

From the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC). Joining the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is great news for Iraq. The IBBC welcomes EBRD membership on a number of levels as Iraq will both benefit from joining an organisation mandated to develop open and sustainable market economies in countries committed to, and applying, democratic […]

Iraq Stock Market Report

Advertising Feature Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 8th Oct 2020). Please click here to view a table of listed companies and their associated ticker codes. The RSISX index ended the week at IQD666 (+0.6%) / $694 (+0.2%) (weekly change) (-1.1% and -1.0% YTD change, respectively). The number of week traded […]