Weekly summary

The average daily trading volume for the period 12/05 – 16/05 reached JD (4.0) million compared to JD (3.6) million for the last week, a increase of (11.7%). The total trading volume during the week reached JD(20.2) million compared to JD (18.1) million during the last week. Trading a total of (20.9) million shares through (8687) transactions.

Financial led the trading with JD(13.1) million or (64.6%) of the total trading volume. The Industrial followed with a JD(3.6) million or (17.9%). Finally, the Services with a JD(3.5) million representing(17.5%) of the total trading volume.

The shares price index closed at (1831.0) points, compared to (1811.3) points for the last week, an increase of (1.08%). The Financial index increased by (1.83%), the Industrial index decreased by (0.04%), and the Services index decreased by (1.26%).

The shares of (138) companies were traded, the shares prices of (56) companies rose, and the shares prices of (46) declined.

The top five gainers during the week were, the Emmar Investments & Realestate Development by (20.00%), Arab Investors Union Co. For Real Estates Developing by (17.46%), Ihdathiat Co-ordinates by (15.79%), South Electronics by (15.38%), and Alentkaeya For Investment&realestate Development Company Plc by (15.22%).

The top five losers were, the Arabia Insurance Company - Jordan by (13.33%), Jordan Hotels & Tourism by (12.57%), Arab Aluminium Industry /aral by (7.10%), Al-isra For Education And Investment "plc" by (6.52%), and Akary For Industries And Real Estate Investments by (6.47%).