ASE climbs following eid holiday

(Amman Stock Exchange)
AMMAN — The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) was back on the rise following the Eid Al-Fitr holiday, climbing 0.56 percent on Sunday, with the share price index closing at 1,841.77 points.اضافة اعلان

Trading value for Sunday reached JD8.2 million, with 4.5 million shares traded through 3,129 transactions.

Of the 79 companies whose shares were traded, the share prices of 20 companies rose, and those of 36 declined.

At the sector level, the industrial index increased by 1.20 percent, the financial index increased by 0.54 percent, and the services index decreased by 0.17 percent.

As for sub sector indices, the mining and extraction Industries, pharmaceutical and medical industries, commercial services, technology and communication, and banks sectors increased by 2.06 percent, 1.83 percent, 1.50 percent, 1.49 percent, 0.80 percent respectively. While the tobacco and cigarettes, electrical industries, engineering and construction, real estate, chemical industries, utilities and energy, diversified financial services, transportation, and food and beverages sectors decreased by 4.76 percent, 3.81 percent, 0.96 percent, 0.91 percent, 0.87 percent, 0.76 percent, 0.47 percent, 0.39 percent, 0.33 percent respectively.

The top five gainers were the Jordan Phosphate Mines; by 4.94 percent, Jordan Steel; by 4.26 percent, Arab Phoenix Holdings; by 4.17 percent, Jordan Ahli Bank; by 3.61 percent, and Al-bilad Securities and Investment; by 3.03 percent.

The top five losers were Emmar Investments & Realestate Development; by 5.56 percent, Century Investment Group; by 5.00 percent, Northern Cement Co.; by 5.00 percent, Jordan Masaken For Land & Industrial Development Projects; by 4.79 percent, and United Cable Industries; by 4.76 percent.

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