The Egyptian Stock Exchange(ESE)witnessed a collective decline at the beginning of the week on the backdrop of profit-taking, after a two-week rise.
Market capital lost some L.E.3.4 billion at the start of trading week to hit L.E. 346.5 billion against L.E. 349.9 billion on Thursday's trading.
The main benchmark EGX 30 index was down by 0.96 per cent to 4902.07 points.
The broader EGX 70 index of the leading smaller and mid cap enterprises (SME) went down by 0.72 per cent to 435.29 points.