All EGX indexes up, benchmark rises 1.42 pct

MENA , Tuesday 2 Apr 2019

File Photo: Traders work at Egypt's Stock Exchange in Cairo (Reuters)

The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) indexes gained collectively at the close of Tuesday's trading, backed up by purchases of local and Arab investors, institutions and investment funds.

Meanwhile, sales prevailed in transactions of foreign institutions and investment funds.

The market capital gained about EGP 8.2 billion, registering EGP 829.7 billion, after transactions totaled EGP 970.6 million.

The EGX 30 benchmark index rose 1.42 percent, recording 15,166.46 points.

The broader EGX 70 index of the leading small and mid-cap enterprises (SMEs) increased 0.33 percent, closing at 686.71 points.

The all-embracing EGX 100 index rose up 0.44 percent, hitting 1,747.38 points. 

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