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Amman Stock Exchange Daily Report - 8 April

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Amman Stock Exchange Daily Report - 8 April


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  1. Amman Stock Exchange 8-Apr-18 AMMAN SE GENERAL INDEX 2 ,300 Close % Change 2,215.11 0.09% Year-to-Date (YTD) 4.15% Daily Volume (shares) 3,137,831 Daily Turnover (JOD) 3,072,987 6 MONTHS INDEX PERFORMANCE 2,250 2,200 2,150 2,100 2,050 2,000 1,950 Best Performing Companies TUHAMA FOR FINANCIAL INVESTM SPECIALIZED INVESTMENT COMPO AL AMAL FINANCIAL INVESTMENT BARTER CO FOR INVESTMENT & T DEERA INVESTMENT & REAL ESTA Worst Performing Companies % Change 4.71 4.55 3.64 2.78 2.41 Top Traded Companies by Volume (Shares) SURA DEVELOPMENT AND INVESTM ARAB EAST INVESTMENT AL-TAJAMOUAT FOR CATERING HS UNITED CABLE INDUSTRIES CO SPECIALIZED INVESTMENT COMPO * Source: Bloomberg 386,800 321,210 259,212 167,177 144,208 JORDAN LOAN GUARANTEE AL SANABEL INTERNATIONAL CO AD-DULAYL INDUSTRIAL PARK CO JORDANIAN EXPATRIATES INV HL ZARA INVESTMENTS - % Change (2.00) (2.50) (2.50) (3.23) (3.70) Top Traded Companies by Value (JOD) ARAB BANK PLC UNION LAND DEVELOPMENT CORP JORDAN PETROLEUM REFINERY CO ARAB EAST INVESTMENT SURA DEVELOPMENT AND INVESTM 581,958 181,879 163,964 157,393 150,763
  2. Macroeconomic & Corporate News Jordan plans to cut electricity consumption by 20% Deputising for Prime Minister Hani Mulki, Energy Minister Saleh Kharabsheh on Wednesday launched the second national plan to rationalise energy, which aims at lowering electricity consumption by 2,000 gigawatts between 2018 and 2020, with a cost of JD700 million. Kharabsheh highlighted the importance of the plan in addressing energy challenges, at the top of which is the heavy oil bill that has constituted in some years 18 to 20 per cent of the gross domestic product, five times higher than the international average. The minister added that such difficulties forced Jordan to seek solutions, including this plan he announced, whose success requires joint efforts slash energy consumption, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported Fakhoury heads Jordan’s delegation to IDB governors’ meeting Planning Minister Imad Fakhoury speaks at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Islamic Development Bank in Tunisia (Photo courtesy of Planning Ministry) AMMAN — Planning and International Cooperation Minister Imad Fakhoury has headed the Jordanian delegation to the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) in Tunisia, a Planning Ministry statement said. Held under the patronage of Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, the meeting saw the participation of governors of the bank's groups including the IDB, the Islamic Research and Training Institute, the Islamic Corporation for Development of the Private Sector, the Islamic Corporation for Insurance of Investment and Export Credit and the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation. Fakhoury, who is Jordan’s governor of the bank, called on the group's financial support to the Jordan Response Plan to the Syrian refugee crisis 2018-2022 by focusing on the support of capital projects in the host communities. ordan, Iraq plan further transport cooperation Jordan and Iraq plan to increase cooperation in the transport field, including through twinning Aqaba and Basra ports. During a meeting between Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority Chief Commissioner Nasser Shraideh and Iraqi Transport Minister Kadhim Al Hammami, both sides discussed twinning Jordanian and Iraqi ports and opening an air freight route between Aqaba’s King Hussein International Airport and Iraqi airports. Hammami and Shraideh also went over means to conduct a feasibility study on the Asian railway network and improve truck shipping to reach Egypt, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. * Source: Bloomberg, Jordan Times, Zawya Disclaimer Awraq Investments and its affiliates obtain information from sources they believe to be reliable, but do not warrant its accuracy or fitness for a particular purpose, and disclaim for themselves and their information providers all liability arising from the use. The Information in this publication is provided in good faith for informational purposes only. The information provided is not offered as tax, legal, or investment advice, or an offer to buy or sell securities or otherwise. The information provided in this publication may be displayed and printed for your personal, non-commercial use only. You may not reproduce, re-transmit, distribute, disseminate, sell, publish, broadcast, or circulate the information in any form or media to anyone, without the expressed written consent of Awraq Investments. Awraq Investments is not liable for any loss resulting from any action taken or reliance made by any person on any information or material posted by it. You should make your own inquiries and seek independent advice from relevant industry professionals before acting or relying on any information or material made available to you in this publication. You rely on this information at your own risk. Awraq Investments, its subsidiaries, parent, and/or any connected parties, may act or trade and/or enter into any transaction that maybe inconsistent or disregard any information contained herein.