Daily summary

Trading value for Wednesday 16/01/2019 reached JD(4.2) million. (3.8) million shares were traded through (1,771).

The shares price index closed at (1914.35) point, a decrease of (0.24%).

The shares of (98) companies were traded, the shares prices of (30) companies rose, and the shares prices of (33) declined.

At the sector level, the Industrial index decreased by 0.49%, the Financial index decreased by 0.34%, and the Services index increased by 0.18%.

As for sub sector indices, the Technology and Communication, Diversified Financial Services, Educational Services, Transportation, Pharmaceutical and Medical Industries, Utilities and Energy, Real Estate, Insurance, Food and Beverages sectors increased by 1.24%, 1.18%, 0.43%, 0.42%, 0.42%, 0.21%, 0.16%, 0.12%, 0.06% respectively. While the Mining and Extraction Industries, Health Care Services, Textiles, Leathers and Clothings, Engineering and Construction, Banks, Tobacco and Cigarettes, Chemical Industries, Commercial Services, Hotels and Tourism sectors decreased by 0.92%, 0.90%, 0.64%, 0.58%, 0.50%, 0.43%, 0.24%, 0.23%, 0.01% respectively.

The top five gainers were, the Philadelphia International Educational Investment Company by (5.00%), Union Investment Corporation by (4.96%), Transport& Investment Barter Company by (4.76%), High Performance Real Estate Investments by (4.00%), and Union Tobacco & Cigarette Industries by (3.98%).

The top five losers were, South Electronics by (8.33%), Cairo Amman Bank by (7.32%), Northern Cement Co. by (7.27%), Amwaj Properties by (6.25%), and Emmar Investments & Realestate Development by (5.26%).