Taha Ahmed Abdul Salam al-Rubay, CEO, Iraq Stock Exchange

Taha Ahmed Abdul Salam al-Rubay, CEO, Iraq Stock Exchange

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Iraq Stock Exchange CEO Taha Ahmed Abdul Salam al-Rubaye surveys the trading floor. The market value of companies listed on the ISX has grown to $4.1 billion in 2011 from $3.1 billion in 2010 as the Iraqi economy expanded.