American Journal of Economics and Business Administration

Impact of foreign Direct Investment on Shares Market Value in Amman Exchange Market

Mohammad I. Al-Halalmeh and Abedalsttar M. Sayah

DOI : 10.3844/ajebasp.2010.35.38

American Journal of Economics and Business Administration

Volume 2, 2010

Pages 35-38

Abstract

Problem statement: To examine the impact of foreign direct investment on share market value in Amman Exchange Market. The impact of foreign direct investment on shares market value s investigated in this study needs more research and should be made on long period for the purpose of generalizing the obtained results. Approach: A self administrated questionnaire that was developed based on previous studies and the relevant literature. 100 questionnaires were distributed over the research sample. Results: Foreign direct investment has a significant impact on shares market value in Amman exchange market and constitutes between 45-50% of the market value. Conclusion: It can be concluded that foreign direct investment according to the achieved results can play a major role on shares priced in Amman Exchange Market. Reinforces the idea that foreign direct investment has various positive impacts on different areas.

Copyright

© 2010 Mohammad I. Al-Halalmeh and Abedalsttar M. Sayah. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.