Yomna Yasser - 2014-10-14 09:34:50
Egypt's stocks opened lower Tuesday with losses amounting to 3.2 billion Egyptian pounds driven by local and Arab investors’ selling pressures. As a result, the country’s main stock index, EGX30 moved lower below 9010 points.
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX)'s indices were wavering on red notes during the opening session of Tuesday.
The Benchmark EGX30 inched down by 1.16% to 9009.58 p, unlike EGX20, which dropped by 1.41% to 10394.05 p.
In addition, the mid- and small-cap index, the EGX70 tumbled by 1.13% to 606.93 p. Price index EGX100 also decreased by 0.96% to 1111.32 p.
Furthermore, market capitalization reached EGP 505.377 billion, according to data compiled by Amwal Al Ghad English at 11:26 a.m. Cairo time (09:26 GMT).
Trading Volumes & Values
The trading volume has reached 58.398 million securities worth EGP 203.202 million, exchanged through 8598 transactions during Tuesday opening.
Also during the opening session, 135 listed securities have been traded in; 95 fell, 21 advanced; while 19 keeping their previous levels. More»