Thu, 03 Jan 2019 - 09:41 GMT
FILE – EGX
CAIRO - 27 December 2018: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) announced that the bourse will be off on Tuesday, January 1, on the occasion of the banks' holiday. The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) announced Wednesday that banks operating in Egypt will be off on Tuesday, January 1, on the occasion of the end of fiscal year for most of the banks on December 31.
CAIRO -2 January 2019: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) started the first session in 2019 in green, and market capitalization gains LE 7.27 billion, amid Egyptian and foreign purchases. The benchmark EGX30 hiked 1.29 percent, or 168.6 points, to close at 13,204.37 points. The equally weighted index EGX50 rose 0.92 percent, or 19.82 points, to reach 2,169.55 points.