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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 779.1 0.1% -18.8%
USD RSISX 799.4 0.1% -15.6%

Best & Worst Performers

Best Performers

Code Closing (IQD) % Chg
IIDP 1.090 1.9%
IBPM 1.270 1.6%
IBSD 2.530 0.4%
IITC 7.010 0.1%
- - -

Worst Performers

Code Closing (IQD) % Chg
BNOI 0.450 -10.0%
BLAD 0.380 -7.3%
AMAP 0.300 -3.2%
HISH 11.500 -2.1%
HMAN 13.000 -1.9%

TOP 5 Traded Volume

Code Trading Vol.
(IQD mn) / d
Trading Vol.
($'000)/d
BKUI 161.8 127.9
BQAB 49.8 39.3
IBSD 29.5 23.3
BIBI 17.4 13.7
AISP 15.6 12.4

Trading Volumes by Sectors

Sector Trading Vol.
(IQD mn)/d
Trading Vol.
('000 $)/d
Telecom - -
Banking 256.1 202.5
Industry 44.8 35.4
Hotels & Tourism 7.1 5.6
Services 10.4 8.2
Agriculture 17.2 13.6
Insurance 0.1 0.1
Investment - -
Money Transfer - -
Total 335.7 265.4