Yomna Yasser - 2014-07-21 09:12:30
Egypt's stocks opened trading session on Monday lower with losses at value of 2.1 billion Egyptian pounds driven by local and Arab investors' selling pressures. In addition, the country's main stock index, EGX30 started trading in red below 8490 points.
Meanwhile, the EGX indices were wavering in red notes during the opening session of Monday, except for the mid- and small-cap index, the EGX70, which remained flat.
EGX is operating with shortened trading hours during the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan.
The exchange is opened from 10:00 to 13:30 Cairo time during Ramadan.
The Benchmark EGX30 tumbled by 1% to 8489.5 p, and EGX20 pushed down by 0.99% to 10203.04 p.
In addition, the mid- and small-cap index, the EGX70 remained with no change at 611.11 p. Price index EGX100 fell by 0.13% to 1080.87 p.
Furthermore, market capitalization reached EGP 489.766 billion, according to data compiled by Amwal Al Ghad English at 11:01 a.m. Cairo time (09:01 GMT). More»