Is fair value accounting an appropriate measure of today's financial instruments as more firms follow (IFRS)

Loay Salem Mohammad Al-Rahamneh, Full-time Lecturer, School Of Business, University of Jordan
2018 Journal of Social Sciences (COES&RJ-JSS)  
The study aimed at identifying whether the fair value accounting is appropriate measure of today's financial instruments as more firms follow (IFRS). The sample of the study consisted of a number of Jordanian industrial joint stock companies listed in the Amman Stock Exchange, and 50 out of 78 companies randomly selected. The results show a positive effect of fair value accounting on the appropriateness of the financial statement data in Jordanian industrial joint stock companies away from the
more » ... nies away from the use of IFRS. Accordingly, the study recommended the need to provide the appropriate environment for the application of fair value accounting standards because of their importance appear in this study.
doi:10.25255/jss.2018.7.4.260.276 fatcat:a6hvnemdu5b6rerztywmkpyibq