Egyptian stocks have plunged back into the red, the benchmark EGX30 closing 2.79 per cent down at 4,077 points in a day of minimal trade.
From 182 listed stocks, 15 gained and 154 declined. Healthcare and pharmaceuticals was the only sector to finish in the green.
Total turnover for listed stocks was a thin LE178.13 million, although over-the-counter trades added LE50.8m to the figure.
A detailed market report will follow shortly.