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

Mohammad I. Al-Halalmeh1 and Abedalsttar M. Sayah1
  • 1 Al-Balqa’a Applied University, Jordan

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.

American Journal of Economics and Business Administration
Volume 2 No. 1, 2010, 35-38

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3844/ajebasp.2010.35.38

Submitted On: 16 February 2010 Published On: 31 March 2010

How to Cite: Al-Halalmeh, M. I. & Sayah, A. M. (2010). Impact of foreign Direct Investment on Shares Market Value in Amman Exchange Market. American Journal of Economics and Business Administration, 2(1), 35-38. https://doi.org/10.3844/ajebasp.2010.35.38

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Keywords

  • Amman Exchange Market
  • foreign direct investment
  • market value