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Iraq Stock Market Is on the Cusp of a Bull Run, Here’s Why. By Surbhi Jain

AFC is overweight on Iraq’s financial stocks Hong Kong-based fund management company Asia Frontier Capital (AFC) has been actively tracking Iraqi equities since June 2015 when they launched the AFC Iraq Fund. As of January 2017, the fund is overweight the financial sector which commands a good 58.1% portfolio allocation. Consumer staples stand second with a 23.3% weighting.

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Kurdistan Picks Goldman, Deutsche Bank for Bond Meetings

The Kurdistan Regional Government, which oversees the semi-autonomous region of northern Iraq, has picked Goldman Sachs International and Deutsche Bank AG for a potential bond sale as it seeks greater independence from Baghdad. The two banks will “organize a series of meetings with international fixed-income investors in London, with a view to a potential transaction in th

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