5 December 2012

Egypt: ESE Gains LE 8 Billion

The Egyptian Stock Exchange (ESE) revived at the closing of Tuesday's 4/12/2012 trading on the back of the approval by judicial authorities to oversee the public referendum on the draft constitution slated for December 15.

Market capital gained LE8 billion. The EGX 30 benchmark index increased by 3.46 per cent, reaching 4991.59 points.

The broader EGX 70 index of the leading small and medium sized enterprises (SME), also went up by 2.75 percent to 442.90 points. The overall EGX 100 indexes inched up by 3.18 per cent to 740.75 points.

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