The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) signed a joint cooperation agreement with the Amman Arab University (AAU) aiming at establishing a simulation and training room on the ASE’s electronic trading system. Where the ASE’s CEO Mr. Mazen Wathaifi and the Acting President of Amman Arab University professor Khaled Al Tarawneh signed the agreement, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Securities Depository Center (SDC), Ismail Hajajj, the Deputy CEO of the ASE, Mr. Bassam Abu Abbas, the Dean of the Faculty of Business, Dr. Hassan Al-Zou’bi, and the Dean of the Aviation faculty, Dr. Anwar Al-Assaf; In addition to a number of ASE officials and the university academic staff.
The ASE’s CEO, Mr. Mazen Wathaifi said that signing the agreement comes within the framework of the implementation of the ASE’s policy under its social responsibility and its keen on deepening its relation with the national universities, and the importance of this relation between the two parties. As well as promoting knowledge in everything related to national capital market and investment in securities among the society, particularly among students of the financial faculties in the national universities, to train them and qualify them for the labor market, given the importance of the capital market in economy and enhancing the development.
In this regard, the Acting President of Amman Arab University professor Khaled Al Tarawneh, said that this agreement is part of a series of agreements through which the university is connected to a network of relations to provide the necessary and needed experiences for the refine the students’ skills and the improve the outcomes. looking forward to creating a simulation room to empower students and enhance their knowledge and skills in the field of stock exchange and e-trading.
Accordingly, the university will provide a place for the simulation trading and its technical devices, and the ASE will provide the university with the trading software and link the university with the electronic trading system used in the ASE in order to allow students at the AAU to simulate trading at the ASE.
On the sidelines of signing the agreement, Dr. Khaled Al Tarawneh has rang the bell to start the trading session on Tuesday, 29/9/2020, and the two parties exchanged memorial shields.