The average daily trading volume for the period 15/03 – 16/03 reached JD (4.0) million compared to JD (4.6) million for the last week, a decrease of (13.2%). The total trading volume during the week reached JD(8.0) million compared to JD (23.1) million during the last week. Trading a total of (5.9) million shares through (3091) transactions.
Financial led the trading with JD(5.5) million or (69.1%) of the total trading volume. The Industrial followed with a JD(1.4) million or (17.4%). Finally, the Services with a JD(1.1) million representing(13.6%) of the total trading volume.
The shares price index closed at (1668.2) points, compared to (1754.1) points for the last week, a decrease of (4.9%). The Financial index decreased by (5.12%), the Industrial index decreased by (3.54%), and the Services index decreased by (3.93%).
The shares of (106) companies were traded, the shares prices of (22) companies rose, and the shares prices of (68) declined.
The top five gainers during the week were, the Babelon Investments Co. P.l.c by (6.78%), Petra Education Company by (5.26%), The Jordan Pipes Manufacturing by (5.00%), Comprehensive Land Development And Investment by (5.00%), and El-zay Ready Wear Manufacturing by (4.76%).
The top five losers were, the National Cable & Wire Manufacturing by (15.38%), Arab Bank by (8.72%), Jordan Industrial Resources by (8.33%), International Cards Company by (8.33%), and Jordan Steel by (7.41%).