The Egyptian Stock Exchange (EGX) indices showed mixed performance at the end of Wednesday’s trading, amid rapid profit-taking on some of the major and leading stocks that made gains in the past two sessions.
This was matched by a buying back by individual investors on the shares of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), which have fallen sharply since the beginning of this week.
The market cap of the shares of companies listed on the stock exchange recorded EGP 636.5 billion with total transactions at EGP 2.3 billion, loosing about EGP 1.3 billion, which is mainly transactions of the main dealers’ bond market.
The benchmark EGX 30 index fell 0.35% to close at 10,227.67 points.
The broader EGX 70 index of leading SMEs rose 0.2% recording 1,840.28 points.
The all-embracing EGX 100 index also fell 0.09% at 2,748.29 points.