Cairo – Mubasher: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) closed Monday’s trading session up, backed by foreign purchases.
The benchmark EGX30 index has extended its early gains and ended the session 0.14% at 14,784 points.
The small- and mid-cap EGX70 index added 0.19% to 695.39 points, while the broader EGX100 index levelled up 0.19% to 1,759.99 points.
Meanwhile, the equal-weighted EGX50 index rose marginally by 0.08% to 2,385 points.
Trading volume amounted to 174.8 million shares exchanged at a turnover of EGP 932.11 million through 28,440 transactions.
Foreign investors were net buyers with EGP 52.6 million, while Egyptian and Arab investors were net sellers with EGP 14.4 million and EGP 38.16 million, respectively.
The heavyweight Commercial International Bank (CIB) jumped 1.67% to EGP 90, with a turnover of EGP 125.3 million.
Market capitalisation ended the session at EGP 818.25 billion and lost EGP 586.2 million.