ArabFinance: The Egyptian Exchange’s (EGX) indices closed on the green zone on Thursday, with market capitalization reaching EGP 1.098 trillion.
The benchmark EGX30 index gained 3.93%, finishing the session at 17,613.78 points, while the EGX50 EWI inched up by 2.32% to 2,883.5 points.
The small- and mid-cap EGX70 equal-weight index (EWI) was up 1.71%, reaching 2,879.66 points, while the EGX100 increased by 2.04%, ending the session at 4,365.31 points.
Trading volume amounted to 424.067 million shares exchanged through 67,701 transactions at a turnover of EGP 2.445 billion.
Retail investors controlled 62.14% of total trading transactions, while institutional investors made up 37.85% of trading.
Egyptian traders made up 79.19% of total trading transactions, while Arab and foreign investors accounted for 9.14% and 11.68%, respectively.
Egyptian and Arab traders were net purchasers with EGP 118.32 million and EGP 151.84 million, respectively. foreign investors were net sellers with EGP 270.16 million