Cairo University bombings loom over EGX performance
One of the three Cairo University bombings - YOUM7/Hussein Tallal

CAIRO: The bombings outside Cairo University earlier Wednesday loomed over trading at the Egyptian Exchange (EGX), which lost 45 million EGP amid selling operations by Egyptians.

The main benchmark EGX 30 index, however, went up by 0.13 percent reaching 7,930.07 points on the back of foreign and Arab purchases of leading shares.

The broader EGX70 index of the leading small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) dropped by 0.64 percent recording 590.43 points.

The overall EGX100 index was also down by 0.54 percent reaching 1,036.23 points.

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