The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) extended its positive performance on Tuesday, backed by local and foreign purchases.
The benchmark index EGX30 added 0.49 percent to end at 7,659 points, compared to 7,622 points on Monday.
Similarly, the small and mid-cap index EGX70 rose 0.27 percent to end at 402.35 points, compared to 401.3 points in its last session.
The broader index EGX100 also went up 0.32 percent to close at 863.13 points, after 860.4 points on Monday.
Market capitalization gained around 1.4 billion EGP ($174.4 million,) totaling 459.1 billion EGP, compared to 457.7 billion EGP in the previous session.
Meanwhile, a bourse statement said on Tuesday that the two companies created by the long-mooted demerger of Egyptian real estate company Amer Group will start trading on the stock exchange on Thursday.
Amer Group, which owns hotels, restaurants and shopping malls, had said last year it would be divided into a development business called Amer Holding Group and a smaller company named Porto Holding.
Amer Holding Group, which is now responsible for all real estate and hotel investment services, along with its restaurants and commercial centres, will start trading with a reference price of 0.58 pounds per share.
Porto Holding, which includes several resorts and spas in the Ain Sokhna area on the Red Sea, will have a reference price of 0.29 pounds per share.