Egypt’s stock exchange gains EGP 6 billion on Tuesday

The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) indexes continued collective gains amid transactions on Tuesday backed by purchases of local institutions and investment funds.

The market capital gained 6 billion pounds to hit 534.9 billion Egyptian pounds.

The EGX 30 benchmark index jumped 1.02 percent, registering 9,618.97 points.

The broader EGX 70 EWI index of the leading small and mid-cap enterprises (SMEs) increased 1.7 percent, recording 997,9 points.

The all-embracing EGX 100 index was up 0.97 percent, hitting 1032,89 points.