Thu, 25 Mar 2021 - 02:29 GMT
FILE- Employees in the EGX following performance of the trading session
CAIRO - 25 March 2021: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) continued to post gains at the close of Thursday's trading session, on the back of a decision by the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) to establish an EGP 1 billion fund for promoting liquidity at the bourse.
Market capitalization gained about EGP 6 billion to hit EGP 651.6 billion at closing, after transactions totaled EGP 1.1 billion.
The EGX 30 benchmark index jumped 1.57 percent, registering 10,870.46 points.
The broader EGX 70 EWI index of the leading small and mid-cap enterprises (SMEs) was down by 0.67 percent, closing at 1,842.89 points.
The all-embracing EGX 100 index drew back 0.22 percent, hitting 2,788.93 points.