Market Closed Date 18/10/2017
Non-Jordanian Investment at The ASE During October 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 October 2016 was JD453.9 million, representing 25.2% of the overall trading value, while the value of shares sold by them amounted to JD310.1 million. As a result, the net of non-Jordanian investments showed an increase of JD143.8 million, compared to a decrease by JD9 million for the same period of 2015.

 

Arab investors purchases since the beginning of the year until the end of October 2016 were JD357.3 million, or 78.7% of the overall purchases by non-Jordanian investors, while the value of non-Arab investors purchases amounted to JD96.6 million, constituting 21.3% of the total purchases. Arab investors sales amounted to JD268 million, 86.4% of non-Jordanian investors total sales, while the value of non-Arab investors sales amounted to JD42.1 million, representing 13.6% of the total sales by non-Jordanian investors.

 

The total value of shares that were bought by non-Jordanian investors at the ASE during October 2016 was JD65.7 million, representing 37.3% of the overall trading value, while the value of shares sold by them amounted to JD41.9 million. As a result, the net of non-Jordanian investments during October 2016 showed an increase by JD23.9 million, compared with a decrease by JD4.6 million during the same month of 2015.

 

Non-Jordanian inventors' ownership in companies listed at the ASE by end of October 2016 represented 49% of the total market value, 38.0% for Arab investors and 10.94% for non-Arab investors. At the sector level, the non-Jordanian ownership in the financial sector was 55.8%, in the services sector was 22.3%, and in the industrial sector was 48.7%.