Egyptian bourse loses EGP38.5 bln on Thursday

Ahram Online , Friday 12 Oct 2018

Egyptian Exchange
File Photo: Traders are seen working below the Egyptian Exchange bell at the stock exchange in Cairo (Photo: Reuters)

Egypt’s benchmark EGX30 index was down 5.82% on Thursday, to close at 13,283 points, with total losses on the Egyptian exchange reaching EGP 38.5 billion.

The broader EGX70 index was down by 2.04 percent to close at 623 points, although the EGX100 went up by 1.4 percent, to close at 1616 points.

The market capital saw a loss of EGP 38.5 billion, reaching EGP 744.1 billion compared to EGP 782.6 billion on Wednesday. 

Arab investors were net sellers at EGP 149 million, while foreign investors were net buyers at EGP 222.9 million.  


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