Market Update: Egypt stocks close Sunday down 1.8 pct

Ahram Online, Sunday 11 Mar 2012

Shares take significant losses in week's first trading session as turnover remains high

Egyptian stocks saw significant losses in the first session of the week, with the benchmark EGX30 slipping 1.79 per cent to close Sunday at 5,300 points.

Total turnover reached LE562 million (approx. $93 million) as 132 stocks dropped in value and 39 gained.

The broader EGX70 index also closed down 0.91 per cent.

A more detailed market report will follow shortly

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