Egypt has frozen the assets of 23 businessmen pending investigations into alleged stock market manipulation during the sale of Egypt's Al-Watany Bank to Kuwait's biggest lender in 2007, a source in the public prosecutor
The market capitalisation of the Baghdad bourse doubled in February to reach $9.2 billion, boosted by Asiacell share trading, which started in early February.
As the first major flotation since a U.S.-led invasion toppled Saddam H
Thomson Reuters said the total number of shares routed daily via its Thomson Reuters Trading for Exchanges execution management system grew by over 115 per cent during the period from January to September 2009.
The huge growth in exec