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Collective Rise in EGX, Main Index Up By 1.02 Percent

May 19, 2014

Indices of the Egyptian Stock Exchange (EGX) shut Thursday's session collectively up backed by wide purchases by investors and Arab and foreign funds.

The market capital gained 6.1 billion pounds to reach EGP 492.3 billion, after transactions reached EGP 1.65 billion.

The EGX 30 main benchmark index was up 1.02 percent to close at 8,553.43 points.

The broader EGX 70 index of the leading smaller and mid cap enterprises (SME) rose 0.64 percent, reaching 620.8 points.

The all-embracing EGX 100 index increased 0.62 percent to close at 1,083.09.

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Source: AllAfrica

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