Market Closed Date 18/10/2017
Non-Jordanian Investments at the ASE - April 2008

The total value of shares that were bought by Non-Jordanian investors since the beginning of the year 2008 until April 2008 was JD1043.3 million, representing 15.6% of the overall trading value, while the value of shares sold by them amounted to JD972.9 million. As a result, the net of non-Jordanian investment until April 2008 showed an increase by JD70.4 million, compared to an increase by JD151.9 million in the same period of the year 2007.

Arab investors purchases during 2008 was JD813.2 million, or 77.9% of the overall purchases by non-Jordanians, while the value of non-Arab purchases amounted to JD230.1 million, constituting 22.1%. Arab investors sales amounted to JD777.3 million, 79.9% of non-Jordanians total sales, while the value of non-Arab sales amounted to JD195.6 million, representing 20.1% of the total sales by non-Jordanians.

The total value of shares bought by non-Jordanian investors during April 2008 was JD392.4 million, representing 19.2% of the overall trading volume, while the value of shares sold by them amounted to JD346.5 million. Thus, the net of non-Jordanian investment during April 2008 showed an increase by JD45.9 million.

Non-Jordanian ownership in companies listed at the ASE by end of April 2008 represented 50.1% of the total market value, 33.7% for Arab investors and 16.4% for non-Arab investors. At the sector level, the non-Jordanian ownership in the financial sector was 50.9%, in the services sector was 33.2%, and in the industrial sector was 56.0%.