11 July 2012

Egypt Bourse Gains LE 1.2 Billion at End of Trading, Index Up 0.21 Percent

The Egyptian Stock Exchange gained LE1.2 billion at the end of trading on Tuesday 10/7/2012. The bourse was supported by the purchasing of Egyptian and Arab investors amidst expectations about ending a parliamentary crisis.

The main benchmark EGX 30 index inched up 0.21 percent to 4708.50 points. The broader EGX 70 index of the leading smaller and mid cap enterprises (SME) rose by 0.29 percent to 418.28 points.

The all-embracing EGX 100 index was also up by 0.41 percent to finish at 719.01 points.

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