The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) ended the week of trading on a collective rise on Thursday, supported by purchases by Arab and local institutions and investment funds, while foreigners turned towards selling.
The market capitalisation rose by EGP 11.2bn to EGP 555.3bn after the turnover of EGP 1.5bn that included equity transactions worth EGP 500m.
The benchmark EGX30 rose by 3.26% to 10,120.46 points, EGX70 EWI also increased by 3.47% to reach 1,146.06 points. The broader EGX100 index was up 2.06% reaching 1,095.11 points.
At the end of trading, the shares of 130 companies recorded an increase, while the shares of 18 companies declined, and 28 companies maintained their previous closing prices.