Bank of Baghdad to join ISX electronic trading sessions Aswat Al Iraq - [7/29/2009]
The Iraqi Stock Exchange (ISX) on Tuesday said that the Bank of Baghdad will join its electronic trading sessions as of this Thursday, brining up the number of electronically registered companies to 47 out of a total 91.
The ISX witnessed the first e-trading session on April 19 over five registered companies, three banks and two hotels. The banks are the Ashur International Bank (AIB), Al-Mansour Bank and the Iraqi Credit Bank while the hotels are the Ashtar Hotel and Al-Mansour Hotel.
On June 7, the Iraqi Middle East Investment Bank and the Warka Bank joined the electronic trading sessions.
The ISX now holds three electronic sessions on a weekly basis: on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.