25 January 2013

Egyptian Stock Market Indexes On Rise This Week

The Egyptian Exchange closed this week with a minor rise with many investors worried as the country is gearing up for the second anniversary of the 25 January Revolution on Friday.

The market capital gained EGP 900 million of trading on Monday to reach EGP 381.6 billion.

During the course of this week, the benchmark EGX 30 index closed 0.49 percent up at 5,689 points, the Egyptian Exchange said in a statement.

The broader EGX 70 index of the leading smaller and mid cap enterprises (SME) rose by 0.23 percent, reaching 469 points.

The all-embracing EGX 100 index followed suit with 0.07 percent taking the index up to 801 points.

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