Cairo – Mubasher: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) witnessed a sideways-to-rising performance at the end of Monday’s trading session on the back of Arab and foreign purchases.
The main EGX30 index rose by 0.48% to end the session at 10,575 points, while the small- and mid-cap EGX70 EWI climbed by 0.26% to 1,519 points.
Meanwhile, the EGX100 EWI increased by 0.27% to 2,325 points, whereas the EGX50 EWI went down by 0.27% to 1,790 points.
The market cap value advanced by EGP 2.19 billion to close at EGP 582.68 billion on Monday from EGP 580.49 billion on Sunday.
The market’s trading volume amounted to 416.09 million securities exchanged through about 36,870 transactions at a turnover EGP 2.44 billion.
Local investors were net sellers with EGP 920.215 million, while Arab and foreign investors were net buyers with EGP 12.72 million and EGP 907.49 million, respectively.