Amman stock exchange falls by 1.2%

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AMMAN — The general price index of shares listed on the Amman Stock Exchange decreased by 1.2 percent, closing Sunday at 2058.59 points, according to Al- Ghad News.اضافة اعلان

On Sunday, the total trading volume amounted to around JD7.9 million, and the number of traded shares reached 6.6 million, executed through 4,434 contracts.

Comparing the closing prices of the 97 companies in circulation on Sunday with their previous closures, 13 showed higher share prices, and 65 showed lower share prices. At the sector level, the industrial sector index decreased by 1.92 percent, the services sector index fell by 1.12 percent, and the financial sector index decreased by 0.93 percent.

As for the sub-sectors, the hotel and tourism sector index increased by 0.06 percent. While the following indexes decreased:

Tobacco and cigarettes sector 4.20 percent
Engineering and construction industries 3.40 percent
- Electrical industries, extractive and mining industries 2.75 percent
Energy and utilities, 2.25 percent
- Technology and communications, 1.75 percent
- Commercial services, 1.31 percent
- Pharmaceuticals and medical industries, 1.31 percent
- Transportation, 1.30 percent 

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