Cairo: The indices of the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) closed Tuesday’s trading session up on the back of local and foreign buying.

The benchmark EGX30 index rose 176 points, or 1.15%, finishing the session at 15,480 points.

Market capitalisation gained EGP 8.3 billion and closed at EGP 872 billion.

The small- and mid-cap EGX70 index inched up 0.05% to 750 points, while the broader EGX100 index added 0.63% to 1,929 points.

The equal-weighted EGX50 index levelled up 0.42% to 2,624 points.

Trading volume amounted to around 179 million shares exchanged at a turnover of EGP 759 million through 20,700 transactions.

Arab investors were mostly sellers, netting EGP 81.2 million, while foreign and Egyptian investors were net buyers with EGP 9.05 million and EGP 72.2 million, respectively.

Source: Mubasher

All Rights Reserved - Mubasher Info © 2005 - 2018 Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc. (

Disclaimer: The content of this article is syndicated or provided to this website from an external third party provider. We are not responsible for, and do not control, such external websites, entities, applications or media publishers. The body of the text is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis and has not been edited in any way. Neither we nor our affiliates guarantee the accuracy of or endorse the views or opinions expressed in this article. Read our full disclaimer policy here.