The EGX 30 benchmark index went up by 1.79 percent to register 10,957.02 points.

The EGX 70 EWI index of the leading smaller and mid cap enterprises (SME) increased by 1.8 percent to stand at 1,477.36 points.

The all-embracing EGX 100 index went up by about 1.97 percent to settle at 2,289.8 points.