Egypt’s stock market closed up on Sunday with the benchmark EGX30 slightly rose 0.78 percent to record 6,477 points, however the broader index EGX70 slipped 0.23 percent.
Out of 149 listed shares, 39 ended the trading in green and 64 were in red. The daily turnover for the listed securities registered some LE225.5 million.
The market’s listed bellwethers Commercial International Bank (CIB) and Global Telecom Holding (GTH) rose by 2.68 percent and 1.24 percent and were sold at LE44.11 per share and LE1.63 per share respectively.
The real estate developer blue chip Talaat Moustafa Group (TMG) was down 0.99 percent to be sold at LE6 per share.
Egyptian and Arab investors ended the session as net sellers of some LE2.5 million and LE4.1 million worth of shares respectively, while the foreigners were net buyers of LE6.6 million.