FILE- Employees in the EGX following performance of the trading session
CAIRO – 18 April 2022: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) ended Monday’s session in the green zone, adding around LE 508.54 million to market capitalization, amid Egyptian and Arab purchases.
The benchmark EGX30 rose 0.16 percent, or 16.87 points, to end at 10,724.8 points.
The equally weighted index EGX 50 hiked 0.58 percent, or 10.28 points, to end at 1,792.26 points.
The small and mid-cap index EGX 70 jumped 0.58 percent, or 9.81 points, to close at 1,695.73 points, and the broader index EGX 100 increased 0.58 percent, or 14.99 points, to close at 2,618.02 points.
Market capitalization gained around LE 508.45 million, recording LE 684.77 billion, compared to LE 684.27 billion in Sunday’s session.
The trading volume reached 255.08 million shares, traded through 27,489 transactions, with a turnover of LE 601.34 million.
Foreign investors were net sellers at LE 66.34 billion, while Egyptian and Arab investors were net buyers at LE 51.95 billion, and LE 14.39 million, respectively.
Arab and foreign individuals were net buyers at LE 11.05 million, and LE 560,520, respectively, while Egyptian individuals were net sellers at LE 43.07 million.
Egyptian and Arab organizations bought at LE 95.02 billion, and LE 3.34 million, respectively, while foreign organizations sold at LE 66.9 billion.
Wadi Kom Ombo Land Reclamation, Alexandria Mineral Oils Company, and El Shams Housing & Urbanization were top gainers of the session at 9.79 percent, 8.81 percent and 7.68 percent, respectively.
Meanwhile, Reacap Financial Investments, Lecico Egypt, and the Arab Dairy Products Co. Arab Dairy - Panda were top losers of the session by 15.57 percent, 14.47 percent, and 10.98 percent, respectively.
On Sunday, EGX ended trading in the red zone, EGX30 rose 0.27 percent, while EGX 50 dipped 1.83 percent, EGX 70 dropped 5.08 percent, and EGX 100 decreased 3.70 percent.