Thursday 05, June 2008 by Mike Gallagher

Amman ahead again

The Amman SE was the Middle Eastern market leader again as it rose by 1.71 per cent, just 0.01 per cent less than on Wednesday. The shares of 185 companies were traded, and the share prices of 103 companies rose while 66 declined. The top five gainers were International For Medical Investment, The Arab Potash, Jordan Phosphate Mines, Arabian Steel Pipes Manufacturing, and Al-Amin For Investment. The Amman SE is up by 31 per cent for the year to date. The most actively traded stocks were those of Optimiza and Methaq Real Estate.

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