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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 738.7 0.1% -23.0%
USD RSISX 757.9 0.1% -20.0%

Best & Worst Performers

Best Performers

Code Closing (IQD) % Chg
IIDP 1.350 7.1%
IBSD 2.310 6.0%
HBAG 8.400 1.8%
BBOB 0.580 1.8%
HNTI 6.550 1.4%

Worst Performers

Code Closing (IQD) % Chg
BELF 0.270 -6.9%
HMAN 13.000 -6.5%
BUND 0.230 -4.2%
BGUC 0.330 -2.9%
BIBI 0.430 -2.3%

TOP 5 Traded Volume

Code Trading Vol.
(IQD mn) / d
Trading Vol.
($'000)/d
BBOB 1,248.7 987.1
BKUI 375.9 297.1
BSUC 171.8 135.8
IBSD 122.1 96.5
AISP 52.1 41.2

Trading Volumes by Sectors

Sector Trading Vol.
(IQD mn)/d
Trading Vol.
('000 $)/d
Telecom 4.7 3.7
Banking 1,891.3 1,495.1
Industry 162.3 128.3
Hotels & Tourism 23.4 18.5
Services - -
Agriculture 55.0 43.5
Insurance - -
Investment - -
Money Transfer - -
Total 2,136.7 1,689.1