CAIRO: The Egyptian Exchange’s indexes collectively rose during the ended year trading, with the benchmark index EGX30 soaring 24.17 percent to close at 6,783 points, according to a statement released Wednesday.
The Egyptian Exchange added that the EGX70 index for small and mid-cap went up 13.65 percent, to close at 542 points. Also, the broader EGX100 index gained a 15.34 percent rise, closing at 923 points.
During 2013, the total turnover hit 161.9 billion EGP (U.S. $ 23.30 billion), with 29.190 million securities traded over 4.790 million transactions. The listed shares represented 80.3 percent of the total turnover last year, while bond trade reached to 19.7 percent.
Originally published in Youm7.