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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 956.8 -0.5% 17.9%
USD RSISX 1,009.6 -0.5% 20.8%

Best & Worst Performers

Best Performers

Code Closing (IQD) % Chg
IMIB 1.210 10.0%
HBAG 8.800 4.8%
BNOI 0.590 3.5%
BIIB 0.490 2.1%
HBAY 54.000 1.9%

Worst Performers

Code Closing (IQD) % Chg
AIPM 4.910 -8.2%
BCOI 0.490 -3.9%
BBAY 0.290 -3.3%
BMNS 0.910 -3.2%
BGUC 0.350 -2.8%

TOP 5 Traded Volume

Code Trading Vol.
(IQD mn) / d
Trading Vol.
($'000)/d
IBSD 317.2 257.9
BBOB 263.8 214.5
BGUC 208.9 169.8
HBAY 188.1 153.0
HISH 141.5 115.1

Trading Volumes by Sectors

Sector Trading Vol.
(IQD mn)/d
Trading Vol.
('000 $)/d
Telecom 22.4 18.2
Banking 560.0 455.3
Industry 347.7 282.7
Hotels & Tourism 368.9 300.0
Services 25.0 20.3
Agriculture 20.6 16.7
Insurance - -
Investment - -
Money Transfer - -
Total 1,344.5 1,093.1