Egypt’s stock exchange indexes end mostly higher, EGX 30 gains 0.6% on Monday

Egypt’s stock exchange’s (EGX) indexes ended mostly higher on Monday, with the benchmark EGX 30 index surging by 0.62 percent to 10,970 points buoyed by foreign investors’ buyoff.

The EGX 70 EWI index of the leading smaller and mid cap enterprises (SME) fell 0.08 percent to 2,023 points, while the fixed-weighted index, EGX 30 Capped climbed 1.04 percent to 12,704 points. The all-embracing index, EGX 100 added 0.12 percent to 2,918 points. Meanwhile, the equal weights index, EGX 50 lost 0.15 percent to 2,068 points.

Market Cap

Total market capitalisation has posted gains worth 1.6 billion Egyptian pounds ($101.6 million) to close at 617.819 billion pounds on Monday.

Trading Aggregates

Also on Monday, the trading value has neared 2.5 billion pounds, while the trading volume has almost reached 441 million securities executed over 44,000 transactions.