4 July 2014

Egypt: Bourse Indexes Up at End of Week's Trading

The Egyptian Exchange indexes continued an upward trend this week backed by share purchases by local institutions and funds.

The capital market capital gained EGP 4.3 billion on Thursday to hit EGP 481.8 billion after transactions reached EGP 536 million.

The benchmark index EGX 30 jumped up 1.43 percent to reach 4,8258 points.

The broader EGX 70 index of the leading smaller and mid cap enterprises (SME) soared 0.69 percent, reaching 600.29 points.

The all-embracing EGX 100 index was also up 0.89 percent to hit 38,1050 points.

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