Egypt’s Benchmark Solely in Red, Falls to 4523 Pts

Egypt’s stock market has posted gains totaled at EGP 329 million backed by local buyers by the end of Monday’s sessions.

The Egyptian Exchange’s indices were back to the green notes levels, except for the main gauge EGX 30 which solely fell on Monday afternoon.

Egypt’s benchmark index EGX30 fell by 0.03% to close at 4523.32 p; while the EGX20, it edged up by 0.55% to end 5013.65 p.

Meanwhile, the mid- and small-cap index, the EGX70 rose by 0.18% to conclude at 349.43 p.  The price index EGX100 also inched up by 0.22% to finish at 615.01 p.

The capital market has closed at EGP 311.373 billion on Monday afternoon.

Traded Volumes & Trades

Through the closing session of Monday, the trading volume reached 44.093 million securities. For the traded value, it reached EGP 133.529 million, exchanged through 8.711 thousand transactions.

Also during the closing session of Monday, 157 listed securities have been traded in; 34 declined, 95 advanced; while 28 keeping their previous levels.

Investors’ Activity

Egyptians’ buying transactions have backed EGX’s closing gains as they were net buyers seizing 62.65% of the total markets, with a net equity of EGP 6.231 million, excluding the deals.

On the other hand, the non-Arab foreigners and Arabs were net sellers seizing 28.19% and 9.16% respectively, of the total markets, with a net equity of EGP 438.701 thousand and 5.792 million excluding the deals.