CAIRO: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) posted a mixed note at the close of Wednesday’s session, amid purchases from foreign traders.
The benchmark index EGX30 recorded a rebound from a three-day slip with a 0.63 rise to 8,629 points at close, up from 8,575 points Tuesday.
Also, the small and mid-cap index EGX70 rose by 0.42 percent to ent at 487.5 points, compared to 485.5 points in its last session. Meanwhile, the broader index EGX100 lost a slight 0.02 percent, ending at 986.3 points.
Market capitalization shed around 2.8 billion EGP ($366.9 million,) totaling 503.8 billion EGP, down from 501 billion EGP Tuesday.
On Monday, Egypt’s market plunged, as Arab and foreign sell offs weighed on the benchmark which recorded a 1.93 percent slip.