Egypt’s stocks start week in green as benchmark EWX 30 adds 0.73%

Egypt’s stock exchange (EGX) has closed higher on Sunday, with the benchmark EGX 30 index surging by 0.73 percent to 11,401 points.

EGX 70 EWI index of the leading smaller and mid cap enterprises (SME) jumped by 2.37 percent to 2,209 points, while the fixed-weighted index, EGX 30 Capped rose by 0.82 percent to 13,509 points. In addition, the equal weights index, EGX 50 advanced by 2.24 percent to 2,063 points.

The all-embracing index, EGX 100 inched up by 2.03 percent to 3,200 points.

Market Cap   

The country’s market capitalisation has posted gains on worth 5.8 billion Egyptian pounds ($374.8 million), ending the trading at 727.585 billion pounds buoyed by local investors’ buying appetite.

Trading Aggregates            

Trading value has approximately reached around 2.9 billion pounds, while the trading volume has almost recorded 467.484 million securities executed 48,961 transactions.

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