CAIRO: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) extended its positive performance for a third straight day at the close of Thursday’s session, powered by foreign institutions’ purchases.
The benchmark index EGX30 added 0.24 percent to end at 8,576, up from 8,556 points on Wednesday.
Further, the small and mid-cap index EGX70 went up 0.66 percent to end at 457.1 points, compared to 454.1 points in its last session. The broader index EGX100 rose by 0.92 percent, registering 962.87 points.
Market capitalization gained around 1.4 billion EGP ($183.48 million,) totaling 490.1 billion EGP, up from 488.7 billion EGP Wednesday.