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Egyptian exchange indexes down, benchmark slides 2.39%

MENA , Ahram Online , Tuesday 4 Dec 2018
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The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) indexes went down collectively at the close of Tuesday's trading amid sales by local and Arab institutions and investment funds.

Meanwhile, purchases prevailed in transactions of foreign investors.

The market capital lost about EGP 13.4 billion, registering EGP 721.9 billion, after transactions totaled EGP 1.49 billion.

The EGX 30 benchmark index fell 2.39 percent, closing at 12,624.74 points.

The broader EGX 70 index of the leading small and mid-cap enterprises (SMEs) slumped 1.04 percent, standing at 665.39 points.

The all-embracing EGX 100 index was also down 1.28 percent, recording 1,660.12 points. 

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