The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) made profits at the close of Thursday trading driven by heavy purchases by foreign investors.
The market capital gained EGP 5.7 billion to hit EGP 390 billion. The EGX 30 main benchmark index rose up by 2.23 percent to close at 5,931.70 points.
The broader EGX 70 index of the leading smaller and mid cap enterprises (SME) rose 0.6 percent, reaching 499.86 points. The all-embracing EGX 100 index increased 1.12 percent to close at 843.81 points.