CAIRO: The financial services sector ranked first in the Egyptian Exchange during February’s trading sessions, with 1.51 billion trades valuing 4.33 billion EGP ($214 million), according to the monthly report of the Egyptian Exchange issued Sunday.
The telecommunications sector registered 1.31 billion trades at 2.29 million EGP, while real estate ranked third, registering 696 million trades at 3.24 billion EGP. The tourism and entertainment sectors ranked fourth with 553.8 million trades at 1.26 billion EGP.
The fifth rank was held by the personal and home production sector which registered 438.3 million trades at 1.83 billion EGP, while the sector ranking sixth was industrial services, products and automotives, registering 408 million trades at 890.3 million EGP.
The construction and building materials sector ranked seventh, registering 271.1 million trades at 1.07 billion EGP, followed by the food and beverage sector with 158.8 million trades at 1.03 billion EGP.
Originally published in Youm7.