Egypt’s stock market end this week higher recording gains 3.5 billion Egyptian pounds (US$461.06 million). However, the country’s main stock index, EGX30 closed lower below 9845 points.
The rest of the Egyptian Exchange’s indices were wavering in mixed notes during the closing session of Thursday.
The main stock index, EGX30 fell by 0.21 per cent to 9843.1 points. EGX20 dropped by 0.12 per cent to 10965.06 points.
Meanwhile, the mid- and small-cap index EGX70 went up by 0.21% to 576.56 points. The price index, EGX100 also grew by 0.21% to 1145.05 points.
Turnovers less below EGP1 billion
Through the closing session of Thursday, the trading volume has reached 138.282 million securities, with turnovers climbed to EGP 637.076 million, exchanged through 25.818 thousand transactions.
Also during the closing session, 187 listed securities have been traded in; 111 declined, 48 advanced; while 22 kept their previous levels.
Furthermore, the market capitalization recorded EGP 526.773 billion on Thursday.
The non-Arab foreign investors were net sellers on Thursday seizing 17.26% of the total market, with a net equity of EGP 25.537 million, excluding the deals.
On the other hand, local and Arab investors were net buyers capturing 77.26% and 5.48% respectively of the total markets, with a net equity of EGP 14.494 million and EGP 11.042 million, respectively, excluding the deals.