The market capital registered LE 721.7 billion after transactions totaled LE 2.1 billion.

The EGX 30 benchmark index retreated 0.89 percent, standing at 11,318.35 points.

The broader EGX 70 EWI of the leading small and medium enterprises (SMEs) declined 0.28 percent, recording 2,157.56 points.

The all-embracing EGX 100 index also went down 0.38 percent, registering 3,136.69 points.