EGX’s downtrend over Thursday, market cap. gains LE 5.8B

SourceEgypt Today
SectorFinancial Markets

FILE – Employees in the EGX following performance of the trading session on December 12, 2017 CAIRO – 8 April 2021: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) ended its downtrend during Thursday’s session, closing trading in green zone, adding around LE 5.8 billion to market capitalization, amid Egyptian and Arab purchases.   The benchmark EGX30 hiked 0.74 percent, or 75.88 points, to end at 10,303.55 points.   The equally weighted index EGX 50 climbed 1.36 percent, or 26.08 points, to end at 1,943.68 points.   Moreover, the small and mid-cap index EGX 70 increased 1.97 percent, or 36.28 points, to close at 1,876.56 points, and the broader index EGX 100 jumped 1.57 percent, or 45.76 points, to close at 2,794.05 points.   Market capitalization gained around LE 5.8 billion, recording LE 642.38 billion, compared to LE 636.57 billion in Wednesday’s session.   The trading volume reached 386.61 million shares, traded through 32,200 transactions, with a turnover of more...