Egypt's major stocks have extended their gains, the benchmark EGX30 edging up 0.86 per cent to 4,688.3 points by Wednesday's close.
The broader EGX70 did better yet, finishing up 0.13 per cent.
Trade in assets of Orascom Telecom again topped the trading chart, but Ezz Steel also saw heavy interest.
Of the day's 170-plus stocks, around 80 made gains.
Total market volume was LE443.2 million ($73.5m).
A detailed market report will follow shortly