CAIRO – 18 October 2021: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) ended Monday in green, adding around LE 6.15 billion to market capitalization, amid Arab and foreign purchases.
The benchmark EGX30 hiked 1.08 percent, or 120.6 points, to end at 11,276.17 points.
The equally weighted index EGX 50 increased 1.17 percent, or 27 points, to end at 2,326.93 points.
The small and mid-cap index EGX 70 climbed 0.75 percent, or 19.82 points, to close at 2,659.28 points, and the broader index EGX jumped 0.86 percent, or 31.15 points, to close at 3,641.08 points.
Market capitalization gained around LE 6.15 billion, recording LE 723.59 billion, compared to LE 717.44 billion in Sunday’s session.
The trading volume reached 819.44 million shares, traded through 52,492 transactions, with a turnover of LE 7.23 billion.
Egyptian investors were net sellers at LE 3.91 billion, while Arab and foreign investors were net buyers at LE 1.37 billion, and LE 2.54 billion, respectively.
Egyptian, Arab and foreign individuals were net buyers at LE 754.59 million, LE 111.38 million, and LE 13.14 million, respectively.
Arab and foreign organizations bought at LE 1.25 billion, and LE 2.53 million, respectively, while Egyptian organizations sold at LE 4.66 billion.
General Silos & Storage, Porto Group, and Amer Group Holding were top gainers of the session at 16.67 percent, 8.14 percent and 8.07 percent, respectively.
Meanwhile, Nasr Company for Civil Works, Nozha International Hospital, and Wadi Kom Ombo Land Reclamation were top losers of the session by 8.73 percent, 5.97 percent, and 4.73 percent, respectively.