98.4 % of the listed companies Provided the Financial Statements of the Second Quarter 2019

The Acting Chief Executive Officer of Amman Stock Exchange’s  (ASE) Mr. Bassam Abu Abbas stated that (98.4%) out of 188 listed and traded companies have provided the ASE with their quarterly reports for the period ended 30/06/2019 during the specified period in the Directives of Listing Securities. This high percentage reflects the high compliance of the listed companies with the laws and regulations in force, and the high commitment of such companies to the principles of transparency and disclosure.

Abu Abbas added that all companies listed at the ASE should submit the ASE with their reviewed interim reports within one month after the end of the said period, according to the Directives for Listing Securities at the Amman Stock Exchange for the year 2018.

Abu Abbas confirmed that the ASE circulates these reports to the brokerage firms, and uploads them on the ASE website in circulars and disclosures/ semiannual report window.

Abu Abbas added, that three companies namely IBN ALHAYTHAM HOSPITAL, AL-AMAL FINANCIAL INVESTMENTS and TRAVERTINE COMPANY; did not provide the ASE with their reviewed interim reports for the period ended on 30/6/2019 during the specified period. Accordingly, the ASE suspended them of trading as of Thursday 1/8/2019. The companies will remain suspended until providing the ASE with the required financial statements.

As well as; the ASE continues suspending the shares of JORDAN CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES (JOIC) Company for not providing the ASE with its audited annual reports of 2018 and Quarterly reviewed interim financial statements for the period ended on 31/3/2019 and 30/6/2019.