EGX loses ground over profit taking at close   
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) - YOUM7 (Archive)

CAIRO: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) shut on a collective slip at the close of Sunday’s session hurt by minimal profit taking activities following a three-day rally last week.

Hurt by local and Arab institutions’ sales, the benchmark index EGX30 fell by 0.48 percent to end at 8,535 points, down from 8, 576 points on Thursday.

Further, the small and mid-cap index EGX70 lost a slight 0.19 percent to end at 456.4 points, compared to 457.1 points in its last session. The broader index EGX100 declined 0.38 percent, registering 959.17 points as well.

Market capitalization gained around 1.6 billion EGP ($209.8 million,) totaling 488.5 billion EGP, down from 490.1 billion EGP Thursday.

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