FILE- Employees in the EGX following performance of the trading session
CAIRO - 5 April 2018: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) closed on Thursday down due to intensive profit-taking operations and the chaos witnessed in the global stock exchanges on the backdrop of the commercial crises witnessed between the US and China.
The market capital lost about LE 2 billion to reach LE 973 billion .
The main benchmark LE 30 index went down by 0.57 percent reaching 17,410.59 points.
The broader EGX 70 index of the leading small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) dropped by 0.31 percent recording 865.53 points.
The overall EGX 100 index was down 0.58 percent reaching 2238.57 points.