Egypt: ESE Gains Le 2.5 Billion

The Egyptian Stock Exchange (ESE) gained LE2.5 billion at the closing of trading on Tuesday 11/12/2012 due to Arab and foreign investors' purchases. The 30 benchmark index was up by 0.8 per cent to close at 5,016.64 points.

The broader EGX 70 indexes of the leading small-and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) also went up 0.89 per cent, reaching 440.89 points.

The overall EGX 100 index was up by 1 per cent to close at 741.79 points.

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