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Number of Iraqi hotels on increase, Ministry

Iraqi Planning Ministry announced that the number of hotels in the country was increased by 9% during 2017, in comparison to 2016, but the number of tenants was reduced by 21% in comparison of the previous year. In a statement, the ministry said that there are 1618 tourist hotels and centers, in comparison to 1484 in the past year. Karbala witnessed the biggest share on this increase by 47%, to be followed by Baghdad (22%), Najaf (22%) and Basra (3%), the ministry pointed out. 99% of these hotels belonged to the private sector. The percentage of the five-star hotel in these figures reached only to 1%, the ministry disclosed.

Source: http://www.iraqtradelinknews.com/2018/09/number-of-iraqi-hotels-on-increase.html

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RSISX Index

Type Close % Chg YTD % Chg
IQD RSISX 606.7 1.6% -8.0%
USD RSISX 652.9 1.6% -8.1%

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Best Performers

Code Closing (IQD) % Chg
IBSD 3.450 9.9%
NAME 0.300 7.1%
TASC 7.280 0.1%
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Worst Performers

Code Closing (IQD) % Chg
IMOS 5.600 -5.9%
AAHP 1.150 -4.2%
IMIB 1.760 -1.7%
INCP 0.640 -1.5%
AIPM 4.250 -1.2%

TOP 5 Traded Volume

Code Trading Vol.
(IQD mn) / d
Trading Vol.
($'000)/d
IBSD 66.0 54.7
INCP 28.6 23.7
IMIB 7.7 6.4
AIPM 5.2 4.3
SMOF 4.6 3.8

Trading Volumes by Sectors

Sector Trading Vol.
(IQD mn)/d
Trading Vol.
('000 $)/d
Telecom 0.7 0.6
Banking 5.5 4.6
Industry 108.0 89.6
Hotels & Tourism 5.0 4.1
Services 11.8 9.8
Agriculture 5.3 4.4
Insurance 0.6 0.5
Investment - -
Money Transfer - -
Total 137.0 113.6