Cairo – Mubasher: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) opened Tuesday in green territory on the back of foreign and Egyptian buying.
By 10:23 am Cairo time, the benchmark EGX30 index jumped 157.75 points, or 1.04%, to 15,394.39 points.
The small- and mid-cap EGX70 index edged up 0.17% to 739.52 points, while the broader EGX100 index added 0.22% to 1,900 points.
The equal-weighted EGX50 index went up 1.08% to 2,556 points.
Trading volume amounted to around 43.6 million shares exchanged at EGP 74.9 million through 2,270 transactions.
Arab investors were net sellers with EGP 1.019 million, while foreign and Egyptian investors were net buyers with EGP 591,200 and EGP 428,400, respectively.
The heavyweight Commercial International Bank (CIB) rose 1.66% to EGP 83.10.