Egypt’s stocks finish higher, benchmark EGX 30 increases 0.21%

Egypt’s stock exchange’s (EGX) indexes closed higher on Wednesday, with the benchmark EGX 30 index rising 0.21 percent to 10,642 points.

The EGX 70 EWI index of the leading smaller and mid cap enterprises (SME) increased 0.63 percent to 1,971 points, while the fixed-weighted index, EGX 30 Capped dipped 0.04 percent to 12,909 points. The all-embracing index, EGX 100 added 0.36 percent to 2,898 points. Meanwhile, the equal weights index, EGX 50 went up 0.25 percent to 2,021 points.

Market Cap   

The country’s market capitalisation has on Wednesday posted gains worth 2.06 billion Egyptian pounds ($131.3 million), ending the trading at 654.223 billion pounds buoyed by Arab and foreign investors’ buying appetite.

Trading Aggregates            

Trading value has approximately reached around 2.6 billion pounds, while the trading volume has almost recorded 480.310 million securities executed 38,915 transactions.