Market Closed Date 20/10/2017
Non-Jordanian Investment at The ASE During November 2016

The total value of shares that were bought by non-Jordanian investors at the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) since the beginning of the year until the end of November 2016 was JD604.2 million, representing 28.0% of the overall trading value, while the value of shares sold by them amounted to JD410.0 million. As a result, the net of non-Jordanian investments showed an increase of JD194.3 million, compared to a decrease by JD1.5 million for the same period of 2015.

Arab investors purchases since the beginning of the year until the end of November 2016 were JD495.6 million, or 82.0% of the overall purchases by non-Jordanian investors, while the value of non-Arab investors purchases amounted to JD108.6 million, constituting 18.0% of the total purchases. Arab investors sales amounted to JD289.1 million, 70.5% of non-Jordanian investors total sales, while the value of non-Arab investors sales amounted to JD120.8 million, representing 29.5% of the total sales by non-Jordanian investors.

The total value of shares that were bought by non-Jordanian investors at the ASE during November 2016 was JD150.4 million, representing 42.0% of the overall trading value, while the value of shares sold by them amounted to JD99.9 million. As a result, the net of non-Jordanian investments during November 2016 showed an increase by JD50.5 million, compared to an increase by JD7.5 million during the same month of 2015.

Non-Jordanian inventors' ownership in companies listed at the ASE by end of November 2016 represented 49.2% of the total market value, 38.2% for Arab investors and 11.0% for non-Arab investors. At the sector level, the non-Jordanian ownership in the financial sector was 55.5%, in the services sector was 23.5%, and in the industrial sector was 50.3%.