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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 702.6 0.5% -13.4%
USD RSISX 750.5 0.5% -10.2%

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Best Performers

Code Closing (IQD) % Chg
BMNS 0.670 9.8%
IBSD 3.600 2.9%
BCOI 0.430 2.4%
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Worst Performers

Code Closing (IQD) % Chg
TASC 7.390 -4.6%
BNOI 0.260 -3.7%
AIPM 4.610 -2.9%
BIIB 0.360 -2.7%
SMOF 13.550 -2.6%

TOP 5 Traded Volume

Code Trading Vol.
(IQD mn) / d
Trading Vol.
($'000)/d
BCIH 675.8 556.2
BMFI 469.3 386.3
TASC 123.6 101.7
IBSD 68.5 56.4
SKTA 28.8 23.7

Trading Volumes by Sectors

Sector Trading Vol.
(IQD mn)/d
Trading Vol.
('000 $)/d
Telecom 123.6 101.7
Banking 1,178.5 969.9
Industry 79.5 65.4
Hotels & Tourism 9.6 7.9
Services 53.2 43.8
Agriculture 26.8 22.0
Insurance - -
Investment - -
Money Transfer - -
Total 1,471.0 1,210.7