FILE- Employees in the EGX following performance of the trading session on December 12, 2017 FILE- Employees in the EGX following performance of the trading session on December 12, 2017

EGX adds LE1.4B to market cap.

Wed, Jan. 15, 2020
CAIRO – 15 January 2020: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) ended Wednesday’s session on mixed note, adding LE 1.4 billion to market capitalization, amid foreign selling.

The benchmark EGX 30 rose 0.09 percent, or 13 points, to close at 13,769.64 points.

The small and mid-cap index EGX 70 jumped 0.60 percent, or 3.19 points, to close at 533.23 points, and the broader index EGX 100 climbed 0.40 percent, or 5.5 points to 1,383.11 points.

On the other hand, the equally weighted index EGX 50 dipped 0.05 percent, or 0.96 points, to end at 1,922.18 points.

Market capitalization gained LE 1.4 billion, recording LE 699.95 billion, compared to LE 698.55 billion in Tuesday’s session.

The trading volume reached 113.61 million shares, traded through 17,606 transactions, with a turnover of LE 529.69 million.
Foreign investors were net sellers at LE 21.19 million, while Egyptian and Arab investors were net buyers at LE 5.54 million, and LE 15.65 million, respectively.

Egyptian, Arab and foreign individuals were net sellers at LE 77.15 million, LE 1.94 million and LE 481,507, respectively.

Egyptian and Arab organizations bought at LE 82.69 million, and LE 28.58 million, respectively, while foreign organizations sold at LE 20.71 million.

Modern Company for water proofing (Bitumode), Egyptian Arabian (cmar) Securities Brokerage EAC, and Ceramic & Porcelain were top gainers of the session by 9.96 percent, 8.97 percent and 8.57 percent, respectively.

Meanwhile, Glaxo Smith Kline, Sues Canal Company for Technology Settling, and Modern Shorouk Printing & Packaging were top losers of the session by 9.97 percent, 9.92 percent, and 9.64 percent, respectively.

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