Egypt stocks end week on a high, Bourse will shut on Eid

Ahram Online, Thursday 16 Aug 2012

Egypt's stocks end the week's trading on Thursday on a high as the main index EGX30 rose 0.8 per cent recording 5.163.53 points.

The broader index EGX70 followed the northern direction rising 0.9 per cent.

Of 176 listed stocks, 125 gained and only 31 declined in a session which saw a daily turnover of LE458.3 million.

The Egyptian Stock Exchange will remain shut from Friday through to Tuesday for the duration of the Eid holiday.

A full market report will follow shortly.

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