Egypt's bourse loses EGP4.5 billion

MENA , Ahram Online , Tuesday 25 Dec 2018

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An interior view of the Egyptian stock market is seen in Cairo (Photo: Reuters)

The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) indexes posted collective losses at the close of trading on Tuesday prompted by sales operations by Arab investors and foreign investment funds.

The market capital lost about EGP 4.5 billion, registering EGP 727 billion amid transactions that hit EGP 430.9 million.

The EGX 30 benchmark decreased by 0.89 percent, closing at 12,670.63 points.

The broader EGX 70 index of the leading small and mid-cap enterprises (SMEs) dropped by 0.25 percent, standing at 669.81 points.

The all-embracing EGX 100 index was also down 0.34 percent, recording 1,670.16 points.

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