CAIRO, Nov 16 (MENA) - Egyptian Exchange (EGX) indices went up collectively at the close of Wednesday's trading, pushed by purchases from local institutions and investment funds.
Meanwhile, sales prevailed in transactions of Arab and foreign institutions.
The market capital gained nearly EGP 13.8 billion, registering EGP 813.6 billion after transactions totaled approximately EGP 2.1 billion.
The EGX 30 benchmark index rose 1.68 percent, recording 12,341.2 points.
The broader EGX 70 EWI of the leading small and medium enterprises (SMEs) jumped 2.83 percent, hitting 2,362.36 points.
The all-embracing EGX 100 index was also up 2.6 percent, closing at 3,450.5 points.