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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 947.1 0.4% -1.3%
USD RSISX 971.7 0.4% 2.6%

Best & Worst Performers

Best Performers

Code Closing (IQD) % Chg
BUND 0.350 2.9%
HKAR 1.400 2.9%
BGUC 0.470 2.2%
INCP 0.540 1.9%
HBAY 29.900 1.4%

Worst Performers

Code Closing (IQD) % Chg
IIDP 1.450 -5.8%
SMRI 2.300 -3.0%
HBAG 8.600 -1.1%
TASC 5.460 -1.1%
IITC 8.050 -0.5%

TOP 5 Traded Volume

Code Trading Vol.
(IQD mn) / d
Trading Vol.
($'000)/d
BSUC 177.7 140.5
BBOB 77.9 61.6
BGUC 49.4 39.0
IBSD 19.6 15.5
BNOR 18.6 14.7

Trading Volumes by Sectors

Sector Trading Vol.
(IQD mn)/d
Trading Vol.
('000 $)/d
Telecom 9.0 7.1
Banking 354.5 280.2
Industry 33.3 26.3
Hotels & Tourism 3.7 2.9
Services 14.3 11.3
Agriculture 0.7 0.6
Insurance - -
Investment - -
Money Transfer - -
Total 415.5 328.5