Egypt’s stocks finish week in mixed notes, benchmark EGX 30 falls 0.25%
EGX 70 EWI index of the leading smaller and mid cap enterprises (SME) edged up 1.79 to 2,763 points, while the fixed-weighted index, EGX 30 Capped dropped 0.49 percent to 13,231 points. The all-embracing index, EGX 100 gained 1.22 percent to 3,742 points. In addition, the equal weights index, EGX 50 rose 0.69 percent to 2,377 points.
The country’s market capitalisation has on Thursday posted gains worth 1.6 billion Egyptian pounds ($102 million), ending the trading at 701.616 billion pounds due to local and Arab investors’ buying appetite.
Trading value has approximately reached around 2.7 billion pounds, while the trading volume has almost recorded 658.905 million securities executed 62,518 transactions.