The total value of shares that were bought by Non-Jordanian investors since the beginnig of the year until the end of February 2014 was JD 85.1 million, representing 15.6% of the overall trading value, while the value of shares sold by them amounted to JD104.2 million. As a result, the net of non-Jordanian investment showed a decrease of JD19.1 million, compared to an increase of JD 11.3 million for the same period of 2013.
As for the value of total purchases of non Jordanian investors, the value of the Arab investors purchases since the beginnig of the year until the end of February 2014 were JD61.6 million, or 72.4% of the overall purchases by non-Jordanians, while the value of non-Arab purchases amounted to JD23.5 million, constituting 27.6% of the total purchases. And for the value of total sales of non Jordanian investors, the value of the Arab investors sales amounted to JD60.6 million, 58.1% of non-Jordanians total sales, while the value of non-Arab sales amounted to JD43.6 million, representing 41.9% of the total sales by non-Jordanians.
The total value of shares bought by non-Jordanian investors during February 2014 was JD47.3 million, representing 20.3% of the overall trading value, while the value of shares sold by them amounted to JD62.4 million. Thus, the net of non-Jordanian investment during February 2014 showed a decrease of JD15.0 million.
Non-Jordanian ownership in companies listed at the ASE by the end of February 2014 represented 49.5% of the total market value, 36.5% for Arab investors and 13.0% for non-Arab investors. At the sector level, the non-Jordanian ownership in the market capitalization of listed companies at the end of February reached 54.7% for the financial sector, 27.9% for the Services sector, and 51.3% for the Industrial sector.