Amwal Al Ghad English - 2013-05-01 13:07:14
In April which witnessed resumption of talks between Egypt authorities and the International Monetary Fund over long-awaited US$ 4.8 billion, the Egyptian Exchange has managed to post gains of EGP 633 million as the capital market has reached around EGP 355.5 billion by the end of April, compared to the end of last March of EGP 354.9 billion, representing a growth of 1.78%.The Egyptian Exchange’s indices reported remarkable increase during April.
Through April - the main index, EGX30 climbed by 1.92% to end at the level of 5.196 points. For the mid- and small-cap index, the EGX70 surged by 1.66% to close at 449 points; while, the price index EGX100 pushed up by 1.14% to conclude at the level of 746 points.
In April, EGX’s traded volume reached around 1.844 million securities worth around EGP 8.9 billion, exchanged through 325 thousand transactions. Noting that, through March the traded volume had reached 2.343 million securities worth EGP 27.5 billion, exchanged through 341 thousand transactions.
Elsewhere, the traded volume for the EGX of SMEs – NILEX through April has amounted to 4.2 million securities worth EGP 9.9 billion, exchanged through 2.167 transactions. More»