CAIRO – 20 September 2017: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) saw mixed performance on Wednesday, hurt by Arab sales.
The benchmark index EGX30 fell 0.25 percent to close at 13,695 points.
The small and mid-cap index EGX70 increased 1.88 percent to end at 763 points. The broader index EGX100 index also leveled up 1.27 percent to close at 1,692 points.
Market capitalization recorded LE 732.4 billion on Wednesday.Turnover registered LE 1.09 billion, while traded volume stood at 335.7 million shares.
Arab investors were net sellers with a total of LE 3.27 million, while local and foreign traders purchased by LE 1.5 million and LE 1.77 million, respectively.
The Financial Services excluding Banks led sectors in terms of traded values with LE 187 million, while the telecommunication topped sectors in terms of traded volumes with 95.9 million shares.
Engineering Industries (ICON) topped gainers and skyrocketed 9.9 percent, while Al Rakta Paper Manufacturing led the worst performers and slipped 4.9 percent.