CAIRO – 21 August 2023: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) ended Monday’s session on a mixed note, losing around LE 2.02 billion of the market capitalization, amid foreign selling.
The benchmark EGX30 decreased 0.63 percent, or 112.74 points, to end at 17,920.48 points.
On the other hand, the small and mid-cap index EGX 70 rose 0.92 percent, or 33.32 points, to close at 3,674.77 points.
The broader index EGX 100 hiked 0.55 percent, or 29.37 points, to 5,399.36 points.
Market capitalization lost around LE 2.02 billion, recording LE 1.219 trillion, compared to LE 1.222 trillion in Sunday’s session.
The trading volume reached 674.18 million shares, traded through 78,344 transactions, with a turnover of LE 2.58 billion.
Foreign investors were net sellers at LE 99.63 million, while Egyptian and Arab investors were net buyers at LE 42.53 million, and LE 57.1 million, respectively.
International Agricultural Products, Ceramic & Porcelain, and Ismailia Misr Pourtly were top gainers of the session at 20 percent, 19.88 percent and 15.02 percent, respectively.
Meanwhile, Cairo Pharmaceuticals, B Investments Holding, and Sharm Dreams Co. for Tourism Investment were top losers of the session by 10.51 percent, 6.40 percent, and 5.12 percent, respectively.