3 January 2013

Egypt: ESE Gains Le 8.7 Billion

The Egyptian Stock Exchange (ESE) ended the first session of 2013 on a positive note, gaining on Wednesday 2/1/2013 LE 8.7 billion to hit 384.3 billion pounds against LE 375 billion at the end of 2012 trading.

The EGX 30 benchmark index was up by 3.15 per cent to close at 5,634.55 points.

The broader EGX 70 index of the leading small and medium sized enterprises SMEs increased by 3.02 per cent to hit 491.50 points.

The overall EGX 100 index followed suit with 2.89 per cent, taking the index up to 823.45 points.

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