Cairo – Mubasher: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) indices grew on Thursday, backed by Egyptian and Arab investors.
Market capitalisation gained EGP 2.4 billion and closed at EGP 820.78 billion.
The benchmark EGX30 index went up 0.4% to close at 14,782 points, while the small- and mid-cap EGX70 index increased by 0.19% to 685.53 points.
The broader EGX100 index rose 0.25% to 1,740 points and the equal-weighted EGX50 index levelled up 0.57% to 2,405 points.
The EGX’s trading volume reached 112.5 million shares, while the market’s liquidity hit EGP 663.59 million.
Foreign investors were net sellers with EGP 61.75 million, while Egyptians and Arab investors were net buyers with EGP 28.65 million and EGP 33 million, respectively.
The heavyweight Commercial International Bank (CIB) declined 0.76% at EGP 68.25, with a turnover of EGP 112.8 million.