Egypt’s stock market closes higher, EGX 30 adds 0.25% on Monday

Egypt’s stock exchange’s (EGX) indexes ended higher on Monday, with the benchmark EGX 30 index gaining 0.25 percent lower to 10,885 points backed by local and Arab investors’ buying appetite.

The EGX 70 EWI index of the leading smaller and mid cap enterprises (SME) added 0.96 percent to 2,040 points, while the fixed-weighted index, EGX 30 Capped rose 0.55 percent to 13,026 points. The all-embracing index, EGX 100 edged higher 0.94 percent lower to 2,972 points.

Market Cap   

Total market capitalisation has posted gains worth 3.2 billion Egyptian pounds ($204.5 million) to close at 632.514 billion pounds on Monday.

Trading Aggregates      

Also on Monday, the trading value has approximately reached 2.9 billion pounds, while the trading volume has almost recorded 615.1 million securities executed 49,308 transactions.