Market Update: Egypt stocks gain 1.55 pct by Thursday close

Ahram Online, Thursday 15 Mar 2012

Egypt stocks edged up on Thursday with the EGX30 benchmark gaining 1.55 per cent to close at 5,169 points.

From182 traded shares, 133 gained in value while 32 dropped.

Total turnover reached LE496 million (approx. $83 million), slightly lower than the daily average in the last two weeks.

The broader EGX70 benchmark also gained 0.85 per cent to close at 485 points.

A detailed market report will follow shortly

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