CAIRO: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) extended its positive performance on Tuesday, backed by local and foreign purchases.
The benchmark index EGX30 added 0.49 percent to end at 7,659 points, compared to 7,622 points on Monday.
Similarly, the small and mid-cap index EGX70 rose 0.27 percent to end at 402.35 points, compared to 401.3 points in its last session.
The broader index EGX100 also went up 0.32 percent to close at 863.13 points, after 860.4 points on Monday.
Market capitalization gained around 1.4 billion EGP ($174.4 million,) totaling 459.1 billion EGP, compared to 457.7 billion EGP in the previous session.