EGX ends in green powered by foreign purchases
The Egyptian stock exchange - AFP/Khaled Desouki

CAIRO: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) ended on a positive note at the close of Tuesday’s session, backed by foreign purchases.

The benchmark index EGX30 edged up 0.84 percent to record 7,346 points, up from 7,285 points on Monday.

The small and mid-cap index EGX70 added a slight 0.12 to hit 392.4 points, up from 391.9 points in the previous session.

Meanwhile, the broader index EGX100 was almost flat with a 0.08 percent up to 846.6 points, compared to 846 points on Monday.

Market capitalization gained around 1.7 billion EGP ($217 million) totaling 448.3 billion EGP, up from 446.6 billion EGP in the last session.

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