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

The total value of shares that were bought by Non-Jordanian investors since the beginning of the year 2008 until March 2008 was JD650.9 million, representing 14% of the overall trading value, while the value of shares sold by them amounted to JD626.3 million. As a result, the net of non-Jordanian investment during the year 2008 showed an increase by JD24.5 million, compared to an increase by JD82.5 million in the year 2007.

Arab investors purchases during 2008 was JD521.5 million, or 80.1% of the overall purchases by non-Jordanians, while the value of non-Arab purchases amounted to JD129.4 million, constituting 19.9%. Arab investors sales amounted to JD503.3 million, 80.4% of non-Jordanians total sales, while the value of non-Arab sales amounted to JD123.1 million, representing 19.6% of the total sales by non-Jordanians.

The total value of shares bought by non-Jordanian investors during March 2008 was JD262.4 million, representing 13.2% of the overall trading volume, while the value of shares sold by them amounted to JD259.9 million. Thus, the net of non-Jordanian investment during March 2008 showed an increase by JD2.5 million.

Non-Jordanian ownership in companies listed at the ASE by end of March 2008 represented 49.6% of the total market value, 34.2% for Arab investors and 15.4% for non-Arab investors. At the sector level, the non-Jordanian ownership in the financial sector was 51.0%, in the services sector was 34.7%, and in the industrial sector was 54.3%.