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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 804.6 -0.6% -16.1%
USD RSISX 828.9 -0.6% -12.5%

Best & Worst Performers

Best Performers

Code Closing (IQD) % Chg
TASC 5.440 9.9%
HBAG 8.600 3.0%
SNUC 0.370 2.8%
HISH 12.900 2.4%
IITC 8.350 2.0%

Worst Performers

Code Closing (IQD) % Chg
IBPM 1.410 -6.0%
BIIB 0.480 -5.9%
BUND 0.240 -4.0%
BCOI 0.490 -3.9%
BBAY 0.290 -3.3%

TOP 5 Traded Volume

Code Trading Vol.
(IQD mn) / d
Trading Vol.
($'000)/d
BMFI 2,888.1 2,292.1
BCIH 1,443.8 1,145.8
BBOB 189.6 150.5
TASC 126.8 100.6
SBPT 79.8 63.4

Trading Volumes by Sectors

Sector Trading Vol.
(IQD mn)/d
Trading Vol.
('000 $)/d
Telecom 126.8 100.6
Banking 4,719.3 3,745.5
Industry 23.0 18.3
Hotels & Tourism 55.4 44.0
Services 110.6 87.8
Agriculture - -
Insurance - -
Investment - -
Money Transfer - -
Total 5,035.2 3,996.2