Egypt’s stocks ended trading on Monday lower losing 1.6 billion Egyptian pounds driven by the decline of global stocks. The main stock index, EGX30 retreated below 9115 points.
Egypt’s benchmark index EGX30 ended 0.53 per cent lower to 9115 pts; while EGX20 finished 1.16 per cent down to 10542 pts.
In addition, the mid- and small-cap index, the EGX70 sagged by 2.16 per cent to end at 613 pts. The price index EGX100 tumbled by 1.62 per cent to conclude at 1122 pts.
Furthermore, the market capitalization recorded EGP 508.565 billion on Monday.
Through the closing session of Monday, the trading volume has reached 135 million securities, with turnovers worth EGP 734 million, exchanged through 24.7 thousand transactions.
Also during the closing session, 183 listed securities have been traded in; 130 declined, 29 advanced; while 22 kept their previous levels.
Arab and Foreign investors were net sellers equity EGP11 million and EGP20 million respectively, excluding the deals.
On the other hand, Egyptian investors were net buyers capturing EGP31 million, excluding the deals.