30 January 2013

Egypt: ESE Loses LE 4.5 Bn

The Egyptian Stock Exchange (ESE) lost LE 4.5 billion on Tuesday's 29/1/2013 trading due to sales of foreign institutions and the current unrest Egypt goes through.

The main benchmark EGX 30 index was down by 2 per cent reaching 5495 points. The broader EGX 70 index to the leading small- and medium- sized enterprises (SMEs) dropped by 1.2 per cent reaching 450 points. The overall EGX 100 index went down by 1.3 per cent reaching 771 points.

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