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EGX indices inch up

Egyptian Exchange (EGX) indexes showed a slight rise at the close of trading on Wednesday 19/5/2021 amid selling operations by local, Arab and foreign institutions and investment funds and purchases by Egyptian and Arab investors.

The market capital stood at EGP 665.844 billion, amid transactions that hit EGP 1 billion.

The EGX 30 benchmark index inched up 0.23 percent to close at 10,806 points.

The broader EGX 70 EWI index of the leading small and mid-cap enterprises (SMEs) rose 0.48 percent to 2,241 points and the all-embracing EGX 100 index was also up 0.43 percent, ending at 3,200 points.

Source: State Information Service Egypt

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