The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) ended Tuesday’s trading session in green, adding LE 4.2 billion to market capitalization, mainly by Egyptian purchases.
The benchmark EGX 30 increased 0.38 percent, or 39.12 points, to close at 10,415.12 points.
The equally weighted index EGX 50 rose 2 percent, or 31.9 points, to end at 1,623.87 points.
The small and mid-cap index EGX 70 hiked 1.25 percent, or 14.83 points, to close at 1,202.37 points, and the broader index EGX 100 climbed 0.59 percent, or 6.56 points to 1,124.87 points.
Market capitalization gained LE 4.2 billion, recording LE 568.72 billion, compared to LE 564.51 billion in Monday’s session.
The trading volume reached 374.15 million shares, traded through 36,798 transactions, with a turnover of LE 1.17 billion.
Egyptian investors were buyers at LE 114.17 million, while Arab and foreign investors were net sellers at LE 11.35 million, and LE 102.82 million, respectively.
Egyptian and foreign individuals were net buyers at LE 36.02 million, and LE 1.22 million, respectively, while Arab individuals were net sellers LE 8.38 million.
Egyptian organizations bought at LE 78.15 million, while Arab and foreign organizations sold at LE 2.97 million, and LE 104.03 million, respectively.
Misr National Steel – Ataqa, United Arab Shipping, and Cairo For Investment and Real Estate Development were top gainers of the session at 12.89 percent, 8.48 percent and 8.10 percent, respectively.
Meanwhile, Egyptian Transport (EGYTRANS), Credit Agricole Egypt, and International Co for Investment & Development were top losers of the session by 11.37 percent, 10.15 percent, and 9.75 percent, respectively.
On Monday, EGX ended the session in a semi-collective regression, as: EGX 30 inched down 0.01 percent, and EGX 50 dipped 0.22 percent, and EGX 100 declined 0.17 percent, while EGX 70 increased 0.23 percent.