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 (ä-män′, ä′män)
The capital and largest city of Jordan, in the northwest part of the country. Occupying a site inhabited since prehistoric times, the city was known as Philadelphia while the Romans and Byzantines controlled it.
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(Placename) the capital of Jordan, northeast of the Dead Sea: ancient capital of the Ammonites, rebuilt by Ptolemy in the 3rd century bc. Pop: 1 292 000 (2005 est). Ancient names: Rabbath Ammon or Philadelphia
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(ɑˈmɑn, ˈɑ mɑn)

the capital of Jordan, in the W part. 777,500. Also called Rabbah, Rabbath.
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Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Jordan - an Arab kingdom in southwestern Asia on the Red Sea
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[əˈmɑːn] NAmmán m
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5 (Petra) -- The value of shares bought by non-Jordanians in the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) in July stood at JOD2.9 million, 18 percent of the total transactions, ASE statistics have shown.
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, ADX, has held meetings with the Amman Stock Exchange, ASE, Jordan Securities Commission, JSC, and representatives of the companies listed on ASE on the sidelines of ADX's participation in the second Arab Capital Markets Conference which took place on the 27th and 28th of March, in the Jordanian capital, Amman.
Qatar's investment in Amman Stock Exchange by the end of last June amounted to about JOD 1,095 billion, equivalent to $1.5 billion.
In a statement to the Amman Stock Exchange, The Housing Bank for Trade & Finance (HBTF) has revealed pretax profits of JOD 177 million, up by 9.2 per cent.
A full-service bank in Jordan and Palestine, it was founded in 1960 under the regulation of the Central Bank of Jordan and is listed on the Amman Stock Exchange.
The bank was formally founded in 1960 under the regulation of the Central Bank of Jordan and it is listed on Amman Stock Exchange.
The number of Kuwaiti investors at the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE), including government, institutions and individuals, reached 2,239, owning up to 243 million securities, the market said in a statement on Thursday.
The all-share index of the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) closed week almost unchanged at 1,1994 points.
The Amman Stock Exchange in Jordan announced that Lebanese investments had risen to the tune of $1.4 billion by the end of July, representing 4.9 percent of the total volume, the Beirut daily AN NAHAR reported Tuesday.
Jordan Dubai Islamic Bank (JDIB) has made its market debut on the Amman stock exchange last Wednesday, nearly 18 months after UAE based investors bought a majority stake in a local Jordanian bank and re-branded it.
26 May 2010 - Jordan Dubai Islamic Bank (AFM:INDV) started trading on the Amman stock exchange today, almost 18 months after UAE-based Dubai Islamic Bank (DFM:DIB) acquired a controlling interest in its predecessor and re-branded it, Reuters reported.