5 February 2013

Egypt: ESE Gains LE 2.3 Billion

The Egyptian Stock Exchange (ESE) gained LE 2.3 billion on Monday's trading due to foreign investors' purchases and Egyptian institutions.

The EGX 30 main benchmark index was up 0.97 percent of close at 5.748.82 points.

The broader EGX 70 index of the leading small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) rose 0.58 percent, reaching 481.63 points.

The overall EGX 100 index increased 0.56 percent to close at 812.59 points.

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