Non-Jordanian ownership in companies listed on the ASE reached 47.6%, of which 36.8% for institutional investors
Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) revealed that the value of shares bought by non-Jordanian investors at the ASE in July 2023 was JD14.4 million, representing 11.3% of the overall trading value, while the value of shares sold by them amounted to JD17.9 million.
The value of shares bought by non-Jordanian investors since the beginning of the year until the end of July 2023 was JD99.4 million, representing 9.9% of the overall trading value, while the value of shares sold by them amounted to JD127.1 million.
Arab investors purchases during July 2023 were JD12.2 million, or 85.0% of the overall purchases by non-Jordanians, while the value of non-Arab purchases amounted to JD2.2 million, constituting 15.0% of the overall purchases by non-Jordanians. Arab investors sales amounted to JD9.1 million, or 51.0% of non-Jordanians total sales, while the value of non-Arab sales amounted to JD8.8 million, representing 49.0% of the total sales by non-Jordanians.
Hence, non-Jordanian investors' ownership in companies listed on ASE as of end of July 2023 represented 47.6% of the total market value, of which 36.8% for institutional investors including companies, institutions and funds. Arab investors own 32.2% and non-Arab investors own 15.4%. At the sectoral level, the non-Jordanian ownership in the financial sector was 51.5%, in the services sector was 20.5% and 53.7% in the industrial sector.