Egypt stocks witnessed today lower driven by foreign investors’ sales to closes sessions with losses totaled EGP 1.5 billion. Consequently, the benchmark index ended Sunday’s sessions in dark red below 523 points.
Egypt’s benchmark index EGX30 ended 0.97 per cent lower to 9603.09pts; while EGX20 finished 1.04 per cent down to 11235.54pts.
Meanwhile, the mid- and small-cap index, the EGX70 inched by 0.07% to close at 620.73 pts. The price index EGX100 pushed down by 0.3 per cent to conclude at 1140.57pts.
Through the closing session of Sunday, the trading volume has reached 92.98 million securities. For the traded value, it hit EGP 344.34 million, exchanged through 17.5 thousand transactions.
Also during the closing session, 169 listed securities have been traded in; 94 declined, 43 advanced; while 32 keeping their previous levels.
Foreign remained net sellers acquiring 9.45% of the total market, with a net equity of EGP 19.8 million, excluding the deals.
On the contrary, the Arab and foreigner investors were net buyers seizing 84.71% and 5.84% respectively of the total markets, with a net equity of EGP 9.2 million and 10.6 million respectively, excluding the deals.