The market capital lost nearly LE 7 billion, registering LE 1.037 trillion after transactions that totaled nearly LE 2.1 billion.

The EGX 30 benchmark index went up by 0.06 percent, closing at 16,265.92 points.

The broader EGX 70 index of the leading small and mid-cap enterprises (SMEs) dropped 2.87 percent, ending at 2,758.68 points.

The all-embracing EGX 100 index was also down by 2.09 percent, closing at 4,170.73 points