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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 864.4 -0.2% 6.6%
USD RSISX 927.2 -0.2% 11.0%

Best & Worst Performers

Best Performers

Code Closing (IQD) % Chg
IRMC 8.250 10.0%
IMIB 1.620 9.5%
BZII 1.260 3.3%
IIDP 1.290 1.6%
INCP 0.740 1.4%

Worst Performers

Code Closing (IQD) % Chg
BGUC 0.280 -3.4%
SMOF 14.700 -1.7%
HTVM 5.200 -1.0%
BNAI 1.150 -0.9%
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TOP 5 Traded Volume

Code Trading Vol.
(IQD mn) / d
Trading Vol.
($'000)/d
BIIB 1,143.0 944.6
IBSD 98.9 81.8
TASC 89.4 73.9
BBOB 74.0 61.2
BLAD 64.0 52.9

Trading Volumes by Sectors

Sector Trading Vol.
(IQD mn)/d
Trading Vol.
('000 $)/d
Telecom 89.4 73.9
Banking 1,298.4 1,073.0
Industry 144.7 119.6
Hotels & Tourism 23.0 19.0
Services 26.5 21.9
Agriculture - -
Insurance - -
Investment - -
Money Transfer - -
Total 1,581.9 1,307.4