Egypt’s bourse opens Tuesday in green

The indices of the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) started Tuesday’s trading session in green territory on the back of foreign investors’ purchases.

By 10:22 am Cairo time, the benchmark EGX30 index edged up 0.17 percent to 13,669.27 points.

The small- and mid-cap EGX70 index leveled up 0.23 percent to 695.05 points, whereas the broader EGX100 index added 0.18 percent to 1,748.35 points.

The equal-weighted EGX50 index remained stable at 2,122.42 points.

Trading volume amounted to around 8.01 million shares exchanged at a turnover of 30.4 million pounds through 909 transactions.

Foreign investors were net buyers with 39.7 million pounds, while Egyptian and Arab investors were net sellers with 37.8 million pounds and 1.8 million pounds, respectively.