2 August 2012

Egypt: ESE Continues Upward Trend, Gains Le 4.5 Billion

The Egyptian Stock Exchange (ESE) gained LE 4.5 billion on Wednesday 1/8/2012 continuing its upward trend backed by purchases by foreign investors.

The EGX 30 benchmark index edged up 1.5 percent to close at 4935.59 points.

The broader EGX 70 index of the leading smaller and mid cap enterprises (SME) rose with 0.08 percent, taking the index up to 445.65 points.

The all-embracing EGX 100 index increased by 2.01 percent to close at 765.88 points.

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