Amman Stock Exchange

Exchange entity Amman Stock Exchange (ASE)
Conducts business in Jordan
Number of listed companies (dec./16) 224
Domestic market capitalization (In millions USD, dec./16) 24,553
Has signed the SSE Commitment Letter? yes
Has prepared SSE Communication to Stakeholders? No
Requires ESG reporting as a listing rule? No
Offers written guidance on ESG reporting? No, but has committed to publishing a guidance.
Offers ESG related training? No
Provides sustainability-related indices? No
Offers green bonds listings? No
Additional Information
Organizational model of stock exchange
  • Non for profit
Regulatory bodies
Regulatory model
  • Limited Exchange Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO) Model The Amman Stock Exchange is able to administer and implement its own rules, the Jordan Securities Commission oversees the activities and rulemaking of the exchange itself. Thus, although the exchange does indeed possess this self-regulatory ability, the ultimate decision falls upon the Jordan Securities Commission. Because of the level of supervision implemented upon the exchange by the Jordan Securities Commission, the exchange is classified as a 'Limited Exchange Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO) Model'.
About the stock exchange
  • Location: Amman, Jordan The ASE was established in March 1999 as a non-profit institution with administrative and financial autonomy. It is authorized to function as an exchange for the trading of securities. The exchange is governed by a seven-member board of directors. A chief executive officer oversees day-to-day responsibilities and reports to the board. The ASE membership is comprised of Jordan's 58 brokerage firms. Source
Ownership of Exchange (Shares >4% only) Share
Jordan Government 100.00%