Amwal Al Ghad English - 2013-12-07 10:17:38
In a week, Egyptian shares attained gains totaled around EGP 5.2 billion powered by the GCC/Egypt Investment Forum which kicked off on December 4th and 5th aiming to allure Gulf investments to the cash-strapped North African country.
The capital market reached EGP 408.101 billion last Thursday, compared to EGP 402.978 billion at the end of a week earlier.
Accordingly, the Egyptian Exchange’s benchmark index EGX 30 index climbed by 2.3% this week, registering an increase of 148 points, ending Thursday’s transactions at 6332.13 points compared to 6184.11 points at the end of a week earlier.
The main gauge index hit its highest point on Thursday’s closing at 6332.13 points, where its lowest point recorded on Tuesday at 6243.88 points.
Meanwhile, the mid- and small-cap index, the EGX70 inched up by 1.3% closing at 525 points during Thursday’s session, compared to 518 points at the end of a week earlier. The price index, EGX100 also advanced by 1.6% concluding by 882 points during Thursday’s session, against 866 points at the end of a week earlier. More»