CAIRO: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) shut on a mixed note for a second straight day at the close of Thursday’s session.
Hammered by local institutions’ sell-offs, the benchmark index EGX30 retreated 0.6 percent to end at 8,406 points, down from 8,457 points on Wednesday.
In turn, the small and mid-cap index EGX70 added 0.22 percent to end at 446.7 points, compared to 445.7 points in its last session. The broader index EGX100 was almost flat, adding a slight 0.07 percent to close at 944.17 points.
Market capitalization shed around 800 million EGP ($104.75 million,) totaling 486.1 billion EGP, down from 486.9 billion EGP Wednesday.