Iraq Stock Exchange


Iraq Stock Exchange

The Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX), formally the Baghdad Stock Exchange, is a stock exchange in Baghdad, Iraq.

The Iraq Stock Exchange was incorporated and began operations in June 2004. It operates under the oversight of the Iraq Securities Commission, an independent commission modeled after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

As of 2005, the ISX is Iraq's only stock exchange. It lists more than 100 companies, and is growing rapidly. Turnover of shares in 2005 was approximately 5 million USD per trading session. Major stocks include Bank of Baghdad, Baghdad Soft Drinks Co, and Iraqi Tufted Carpets Co.

In 2006 92 trading sessions were held (an average of 2 per week), 57 billion shares were traded (at a value of 146 billion dinars), and 38,000 trades were consummated. [http://72.14.209.104/search?q=cache:ZncRplqVHDEJ:www.isx-iq.net/+Iraq+Stock+Exchange&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=1&gl=us]

The ISX opened to foreign investors on August 2, 2007.

ee also

*Economy of Iraq
*List of Mideast stock exchanges
*List of stock exchanges

External links

* [http://www.isx-iq.net/ Official Iraq Stock Exchange homepage]


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Iraq Stock Exchange — Rechtsform Non Profit Organisation Gründung 24. Juni 2004 Sitz Bagdad, Irak Branche Börsen Website …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tehran Stock Exchange — Infobox Exchange name = Tehran Stock Exchange nativename = بورس اوراق بهادار تهران type = Stock Exchange city = Tehran country = Iran coor = foundation = 1968 owner = key people = currency = commodity = listings = mc volume = indexes = homepage …   Wikipedia

  • Iraq — /i rak , i rahk /, n. a republic in SW Asia, N of Saudi Arabia and W of Iran, centering in the Tigris Euphrates basin of Mesopotamia. 22,219,289; 172,000 sq. mi. (445,480 sq. km). Cap.: Baghdad. Also, Irak. * * * Iraq Introduction Iraq Background …   Universalium

  • Iraq — For other uses, see Iraq (disambiguation). Republic of Iraq جمهورية العراق (Arabic) …   Wikipedia

  • Iraq — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Iraq <p></p> Background: <p></p> Formerly part of the Ottoman Empire, Iraq was occupied by Britain during the course of World War I; in 1920, it was declared a League… …   The World Factbook

  • Economy of Iraq — Iraq s economy is dominated by the petroleum sector, which has traditionally provided about 95% of foreign exchange earningsort.gov/iraq/pdf/crs iraq economy.pdf (pdf)] In the 1980s, financial problems caused by massive expenditures in the eight… …   Wikipedia

  • List of stock exchanges — This is an active list of stock exchanges. Those futures exchanges that also offer trading in securities besides trading in futures contracts are listed both here and the list of futures exchanges.Africa: see List of African stock exchanges for… …   Wikipedia

  • Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges — The Federation of Euro Asian Stock Exchanges (FEAS) is a non profit international organization comprising the main stock exchanges in Europe and Asia. It was established on May 16, 1995 with 12 founding members. Currently there are 31 members and …   Wikipedia

  • Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges — Die Federation of Euro Asian Stock Exchanges (FEAS) ist eine internationale Non Profit Organisation bestehend aus den wichtigsten Handelsmärkten in Osteuropa, dem nahen Osten und Zentralasien.[1] Sie wurde am 16. Mai, 1995 durch zwölf… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Outline of Iraq — …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.