The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) recorded small profits at the close of Thursday's trading affected by limited purchases by Arabs and foreigners and sales by Egyptian investors.
The market capital gained 571 million pounds to reach 368 billion pounds, while the total transactions hit 488 million pounds.
The EGX 30 main benchmark index was up by 0.57 percent to close at 5,726.22 points.
The broader EGX 70 index of the leading smaller and mid cap enterprises (SME) rose 0.33 percent, reaching 491.78 points.
The all-embracing EGX 100 index increased by 0.07 percent to close at 823 points.