EGX posts mixed performance this week amid thin liquidity
Egyptian stock exchange - YOUM7 (Archive)

CAIRO: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) showed a mixed performance during the course of this week, and equities gained around 741.3 million EGP ($96.5 million) amid foreign investors’ buying spree.

The benchmark index EGX30 lost 0.58 percent to end the week at 8,577 points, compared to 8,626 points a week earlier.

In turn, the small and mid-cap index EGX70 inched 1.9 percent higher to end at 457.1 points, up from 448.47 in the previous week.

The broader index EGX100 also added 1.2 percent to close at 963 points, compared to 951.35 points in the previous week.

Total turnover amounted to 2.1 billion EGP, with 509 million securities traded over 69,000 transactions, compared to 3 billion EGP and 618 million securities traded over 90,000 transactions a week earlier.

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