CAIRO: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) extended its positive performance for a second straight day at the close of Tuesday’s session, backed by local and foreign institutions’ purchases.
The benchmark index EGX30 went up 0.68 percent to end at 8,083 points, up from 8,029 points on Monday.
Similarly, the small and mid-cap index EGX70 added a slight 0.22 percent to end at 452.4 points, compared to 451.4 points in the last session.
The broader index EGX100 also increased 0.43 percent to close at 940.23 points.
Market capitalization gained around 1.5 billion EGP ($191.54 million,) totaling 491.7 billion EGP, compared to 490.2 billion EGP in the previous session.