The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) shut on a mixed note Thursday, amid sideways trading. The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) shut on a mixed note Thursday, amid sideways trading.

EGX shows mixed performance, benchmark inches up 0.1%

Thu, Apr. 20, 2017
CAIRO – 20 April 2017: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) shut on a mixed note Thursday, amid sideways trading.

The benchmark index (EGX30) was almost flat, adding a slight 0.08 percent to end at 12,905 points. CIB, the index heaviest constituent ended 0.7 percent up.

EGX30’s top performers were: Orascom Construction 5.0 percent up, and Domty 1.7 percent up.

The small and mid-cap enterprises EGX70 index rose 0.29 percent, registering 591 points, and the all-embracing EGX100 also increased 0.31 percent, totaling 1,366 points. In turn, the EGX20 index lost 0.1 percent to hit 12,147 points at close.

Market capitalization lost around 275 million ($15.1 million), totaling nearly EGP663.4 billion. Total turnover registered EGP880 million, and foreign investors were the sole net buyers.
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