EGX opens Thursday in green

Cairo – Mubasher: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) has seen an upward trend early Thursday on the back of foreign and Egyptian buying.

By 10:22 Cairo time, the benchmark EGX30 index edged up 28.10 points, or 0.18%, to 15,779.04 points.

The small- and mid-cap EGX70 index inched up 0.08% to 746.57 points, while the broader EGX100 index added 0.11% to 1,932.29 points.

The equal-weighted EGX50 index leveled up 0.21% to 2,577 points.

Trading volume amounted to 15.6 million shares exchanged at a turnover of EGP 48.27 million through 1,300 transactions.

Arab investors were net sellers with EGP 2.9 million, while foreign and Egyptian investors were net buyers with EGP 458,000 and EGP 2.4 million, respectively.

The heavyweight Commercial International Bank (CIB) shed 0.16% to EGP 85.51, with a turnover of EGP 5,100.

Mubasher Contribution Time: 06-Sep-2018 08:39 (GMT)
Mubasher Last Update Time: 06-Sep-2018 13:22 (GMT)