EGX hikes over foreign purchases, equities gain 6.3B EGP
Egyptian Exchange - YOUM7 (Archive)

CAIRO: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) rallied at the close of Tuesday’s session, pushed by foreign purchases, while Arab and local investors mostly sold.

The benchmark index EGX30 advanced soared 2.04 percent to end at 8,828 points, higher than 8,652 points at Monday’s close.

Meanwhile, the small and mid-cap index EGX70 also hiked 2.11 percent to end at 473.8 points, compared to 464 points in its last session. The broader index EGX100 added 1.99 percent as well, registering 976 at close.

Market capitalization gained around 6.3 billion EGP ($825.81 million,) totaling 502.3 billion EGP, up from 496 billion EGP Monday.

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