Cairo – Mubasher: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) closed Wednesday’s trading session on a positive note on the back of foreign purchases.
The main EGX30 index rose by 0.45%, ending at 10,512 points, while the small- and mid-cap EGX70 EWI advanced by 1.06% to 2,123 points.
Similarly, the EGX100 EWI grew by 0.77% to 3,037 points and the EGX50 EWI added 0.6% to 2,067 points.
The market cap value increased by EGP 1.33 billion to close at EGP 655.317 billion.
Local and Arab investors were net sellers with EGP 564 and EGP 34.62 million, respectively, while foreign investors were net buyers with EGP 34.62 million.
The market’s turnover amounted to EGP 895.7 million after 401.48 million shares were exchanged through about 32,950 transactions.