8 February 2013

Egypt Bourse Records Collective Rise, Main Index Up 0.21 Percent

Egypt's Stock Exchange (EGX) indices closed Thursday's transactions with a rise, promoted by purchases of Egyptian and foreign funds and institutions.

The market capital gained about EGP 300 million to hit EGP 383.2 billion.

The EGX 30 benchmark index edged up 0.21% to close at 5,702.93 points. The broader EGX 70 index of the leading smaller and mid cap enterprises (SME) followed suit with a 0.21% increase taking the index up to 482.82 points.

In the meantime, the all-embracing EGX 100 index inched up by 0.05% to hit 811.12 points.

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