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Economics

IMF Revises Down GDP Forecast

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised down its forecast GDP growth for Iraq from 0.5% to a contraction of 3.1% this year, due to the oil production cuts agreed within OPEC. Forecasts for 2018 and 2019 are 2.6% and 1.6% growth respectively.

Source: http://www.iraq-businessnews.com/2017/04/19/imf-revises-down-gdp-forecast/

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RSISX Index

Type Close % Chg YTD % Chg
IQD RSISX 868.4 -0.9% -9.5%
USD RSISX 894.6 -0.9% -5.5%

Best & Worst Performers

Best Performers

Code Closing (IQD) % Chg
BMFI 0.370 2.8%
INCP 0.540 1.9%
IITC 8.200 1.9%
IBSD 2.630 1.5%
HBAG 7.500 1.4%

Worst Performers

Code Closing (IQD) % Chg
HMAN 12.800 -5.2%
BGUC 0.370 -5.1%
BCOI 0.450 -4.3%
BNOR 0.240 -4.0%
BIBI 0.500 -3.8%

TOP 5 Traded Volume

Code Trading Vol.
(IQD mn) / d
Trading Vol.
($'000)/d
BSUC 176.9 140.4
IBSD 154.9 123.0
BNOR 58.6 46.5
BIME 44.1 35.0
BBOB 38.9 30.9

Trading Volumes by Sectors

Sector Trading Vol.
(IQD mn)/d
Trading Vol.
('000 $)/d
Telecom 2.1 1.7
Banking 404.7 321.2
Industry 174.3 138.4
Hotels & Tourism 10.9 8.6
Services 21.4 17.0
Agriculture 3.7 3.0
Insurance 2.8 2.3
Investment - -
Money Transfer - -
Total 620.1 492.1