Benchmark of Amman Stock Exchange gained 17.6 points in the past week trading and volume of daily trades increased 7.7 percent, according to weekly figures of the bourse, publicized on Friday. Benchmark for the week closing rose to 2,052.6 points, compared with 2.35 points of the previous week, an increase of 0.87 percent. As to sectors, the main index of the financial sector increased 1.3 percent, that of the industries, 2.09 percent, but that of the services dropped 1.3 percent. Volume of daily trading amounted to approximately USD 14.5 million, compared with USD 15.8 million the week before; with a decrease proportion of 7.7 percent. Overall volume of trades of the week stood at some USD 43.6 million, in contrast with USD 78.8 million the week before. Number of traded shares reached 34.2 million, done through 15,061 deals. As to sectors' contributions in volume of trade, financial sector came first, 62.8 percent of the overall trade, followed by industries, 6.8 percent, and lastly services, 15.2 percent. Comparing prices of closing of trading companies, amounting to 154, with previous closing, stock price of 67 ones rose and those of 54 others dropped.