Cairo stocks up 0.43% in a week

Egypt’s main index EGX30 edged up 0.43 percent in a week, in which market capitalisation recorded weekly gains worth 1.9 billion Egyptian pounds ($213.8 million).

Market capitalisation ended trading on Thursday at 403.861 billion pounds.

The main gauge index registered its highest point on Wednesday closing at 7543 points, whereas its lowest point recorded on Monday at 7417.08 points.

Other indexes, the mid- and small-cap index, the EGX70 climbed 2.2 percent in a week closing at 374 points during Thursday’s session, compared to 366 points at the end of a week earlier.
Price index, EGX100 surged 1.8 percent finishing at 785 points during Thursday’s session, from 771 points at the end of a week earlier.

During the week, the trading volume hit around 595.4 million securities, compared to 1 billion. For the traded value, it reached 9 billion pounds against 4.4 billion pounds a week earlier.