he total value of shares that were bought by Non-Jordanian investors since the beginnig of the year until the end of March 2014 was JD 112.7 million, representing 14.8% of the overall trading value, while the value of shares sold by them amounted to JD129.3 million. As a result, the net of non-Jordanian investment showed a decrease of JD16.5 million, compared to an increase of JD 52.3 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 March 2014 were JD79.6 million, or 70.6% of the overall purchases by non-Jordanians, while the value of non-Arab purchases amounted to JD33.1 million, constituting 29.4% of the total purchases. And for the value of total sales of non Jordanian investors, the value of the Arab investors sales amounted to JD80.2 million, 62.0% of non-Jordanians total sales, while the value of non-Arab sales amounted to JD49.1 million, representing 38.0% of the total sales by non-Jordanians.
The total value of shares bought by non-Jordanian investors during March 2014 was JD27.7 million, representing 12.6% of the overall trading value, while the value of shares sold by them amounted to JD25.1 million. Thus, the net of non-Jordanian investment during March 2014 showed an increase of JD2.6 million.
on-Jordanian ownership in companies listed at the ASE by the end of March 2014 represented 49.8% of the total market value, 36.5% for Arab investors and 13.3% for non-Arab investors. At the sector level, the non-Jordanian ownership in the market capitalization of listed companies at the end of March reached 54.9% for the financial sector, 28.1% for the Services sector, and 51.7% for the Industrial sector.