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EGX ends Tuesday mixed; market cap grows EGP 4.76bn

EGX ends Tuesday mixed; market cap grows EGP 4.76bn
The market's turnover registered EGP 1.7 billion

Cairo - Mubasher: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) closed Tuesday's trading on a varied note amid Arab and foreign purchases and local selloffs.

The main EGX30 index rose by 1.44% to end the mid-week session at 10,206 points after the heavyweight Commercial International Bank-Egypt (CIB) advanced by 1.62% to EGP 51.55.

Meanwhile, the small- and mid-cap EGX70 EWI fell by 0.45% to 2,360 points, while the EGX100 EWI increased by 0.17% to 3,322 points. 

The EGX50 EWI climbed by 0.41% to close at 2,219 points. 

The market cap value grew by EGP 4.76 billion to reach EGP 649.015 billion.

Arab and foreign investors were net buyers with EGP 44.7 million and EGP 18.9 million, respectively, while local investors were net sellers with EGP 63.68 million. 

The market's turnover registered EGP 1.7 billion after 569.43 million shares were exchanged through about 58,490 transactions.