25 July 2014

Egypt: Egx Gains Egp 5.2 Billion, Index Up 2.12 Pct

Date of publication:Friday, 25 July 2014

The Egyptian Stock Exchange (EGX) indices rebounded at the end of Thursday's trading, backed by intensive purchases from Arab and foreign investors.

The market capital gained EGP 5.2 billion to reach EGP 496.5 billion, amid transactions which hit about EGP 628 million.

The EGX 30 benchmark index went up by 2.12 percent to 8,744.39 points.

The broader EGX 70 index of the leading smaller and mid cap enterprises (SME) increased by 0.56 percent to hit 619.72 points.

The all-embracing EGX 100 index rose as well by 0.63 percent to close at 1,095.57 points.

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