Market Closed Date 19/10/2017
Non-Jordanian Investments at the ASE - February 2008

The total value of shares that were bought by Non-Jordanian investors since the beginning of the year 2008 until February 2008 was JD388.4 million, representing 14.5% of the overall trading value, while the value of shares sold by them amounted to JD366.4 million. As a result, the net of non-Jordanian investment during the year 2008 showed an increase by JD22 million, compared to an increase by JD4.6 million in the year 2007.

Arab investors purchases during 2008 was JD312.1 million, or 80.4% of the overall purchases by non-Jordanians, while the value of non-Arab purchases amounted to JD76.3 million, constituting 19.6%. Arab investors sales amounted to JD294 million, 80.2% of non-Jordanians total sales, while the value of non-Arab sales amounted to JD72.4 million, representing 19.8% of the total sales by non-Jordanians.

The total value of shares bought by non-Jordanian investors during February 2008 was JD193.1 million, representing 15.2% of the overall trading volume, while the value of shares sold by them amounted to JD187.6 million. Thus, the net of non-Jordanian investment during February 2008 showed an increase by JD5.6 million.

Non-Jordanian ownership in companies listed at the ASE by end of February 2008 represented 50.1% of the total market value, 35.5% for Arab investors and 14.6% for non-Arab investors. At the sector level, the non-Jordanian ownership in the financial sector was 51.5%, in the services sector was 35.8%, and in the industrial sector was 54.4%.