Net of Non - Jordanian Investment Increased JD14.6 Million in November
The value of shares bought by non-Jordanian investors at the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) in November 2019 was JD 22.8 million, representing 24.5% of the overall trading value, while the value of shares sold by them amounted to JD 8.2 million. As a result, the net of non-Jordanian investments in November 2019 showed a positive value of JD 14.6 million, whereas the net of non-Jordanian investments showed a negative value of JD 3.3 million during the same month of 2018.
The value of shares bought by non-Jordanian investors since the beginning of the year until the end of November 2019 was JD 463.1 million, representing 31.6% of the overall trading value, while the value of shares sold by them amounted to JD 342.4 million. As a result, the net of non-Jordanian investments showed a positive value of JD 120.7 million, whereas the net of non-Jordanian investments showed a positive value of JD 23.6 million for the same period of 2018.
Arab investors purchases since the beginning of the year until the end of November 2019 were JD 334.2 million, or 72.2% of the overall purchases by non-Jordanians, while the non-Arab purchases amounted to JD 128.8 million, constituting 27.8% of the total purchases. Arab investors sales amounted to JD 228.4 million, 66.7% of non-Jordanians total sales, while the non-Arab sales amounted to JD 114.0 million, representing 33.3% of the total sales by non-Jordanians.
Non-Jordanian investors' ownership in companies listed at the ASE by end of November 2019 represented 51.2% of the total market value, 35.8% for Arab investors and 15.4% for non-Arab investors. At the sector level, the non-Jordanian ownership in the financial sector was 56.0%, in the services sector was 19.0%, and in the industrial sector was 60.3%.