EGX widens winning streak on local purchases, benchmark up 1.4%
Egyptian Exchange - YOUM7 (Archive)

CAIRO: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) extended its rally at the close of Monday’s session, pushed by local purchases for a second straight day.

The benchmark index EGX30 hiked 1.36 percent to end at 7,659 points, compared to 7,548 points Sunday.

The small and mid-cap index EGX70 was almost flat with only 0.01 percent higher to end at 401.03 points, compared to 401 points in its last session.

The broader index EGX100 also increased 0.48 percent to close at 860.25 points, after 856.2 points on Sunday.

Market capitalization gained around 3.8 billion EGP ($484.9 million,) totaling 457.9 billion EGP, compared to 454.1 billion EGP in the previous session.

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