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Egx Gains Egp 2.7 Billion

February 24, 2014

The Egyptian Stock Exchange (EGX) continued its upward trend at the end of trading on Thursday, backed by intensive purchases by foreign and Arab investors and institutions.

The market capital gained EGP 2.7 billion to increase its weekly gains to EGP 14.6 billion. The EGX 30 benchmark index leapfrogged by 0.66 percent to reach 7,892.6 points.

The broader EGX 70 index of the leading smaller and mid cap enterprises (SME) rose by 0.24 percent to 659.63 points.

The all-embracing EGX 100 index also increased by 0.49 percent to close at 1,127.34 points.

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Source: AllAfrica

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