The general index of the Iraqi Stock Exchange closed Wednesday, down 0.25% to close at 575.12 points, losing 1.46 points, from closing levels last Thursday, before the suspension of trading sessions on the occasion of Eid holiday.
The stock index was followed by 7 companies, followed by Islamic Bank by 8.93%, followed by Al Bilad Islamic Bank by 8.77% and Alaf Islamic Bank by 7.69%.
On the other hand, 9 companies rose, followed by Gulf Insurance (4.17%), National Bank (3.9%), Al Hilal Industrial (3.70%), Babylon (3.55%), .
The volume of trading today to 410.92 million shares, compared to 1.54 billion shares, the session last Thursday, and the value of trading today to 309.56 million dinars, compared to 391.52 million dinars in the previous session.
Banks continued their trading volume, led by Bank of Baghdad with 92.635 million shares, followed by the shares of Mosul, Sumer, Gulf and Commercial Bank respectively.
Karkh City was the most heavily traded stock by turnover, trading at 58.93 million dinars, followed by the banks of Baghdad, Sumer and Mosul, respectively.
The number of shares purchased by non-Iraqi investors amounted to 8.58 million shares, valued at 17.6 million dinars, through the implementation of 12 transactions on the shares of two companies.
While the number of shares sold by non-Iraqi investors 64.77 million shares, worth 37.96 million dinars, through the implementation of 14 transactions on the shares of two companies.