Egypt’s stocks close higher on Monday as benchmark EGX 30 edges up 0.49%

Egypt’s stock exchange (EGX) has finished trading higher on Monday, with the benchmark EGX 30 index edging up 0.49 percent to 10,715 points.

EGX 70 EWI index of the leading smaller and mid cap enterprises (SME) rose by 0.72 percent to 2,684 points, while the fixed-weighted index, EGX 30 Capped added 0.15 percent to 13,031 points. The all-embracing index, EGX 100 went up by 0.44 percent to 3,631 points. In addition, the equal weights index, EGX 50 gained 0.45 percent to 2,288 points.

Market Cap   

The country’s market capitalisation has posted gains on Monday worth 2.7 billion Egyptian pounds ($171.7 million), ending the trading at 704.496 billion pounds due to local investors’ buying appetite.

Trading Aggregates            

Trading value has approximately reached around 6.9 billion pounds, while the trading volume has almost recorded 442.882 million securities executed 33,218 transactions.

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