Traders work at the Egyptian stock exchange in Cairo- REUTERS
CAIRO – 21 March 2022: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) ended Monday in the green zone for the third session in a row, adding around LE 31.43 billion to market capitalization, amid Egyptian purchases.
The benchmark EGX30 hiked 4.90 percent, or 537.43 points, to end at 11,511.15 points.
The equally weighted index EGX 50 climbed 4.36 percent, or 83.25 points, to end at 1,993.17 points.
The small and mid-cap index EGX 70 rose 2.83 percent, or 54.57 points, to close at 1,979.52 points, and the broader index EGX100 increased 3.53 percent, or 102.09 points, to close at 2,996.47 points.
Market capitalization gained around LE 31.43 billion, recording LE 739.76 billion, compared to LE 708.33 billion in Sunday’s session.
The trading volume reached 696.18 million shares, traded through 68,689 transactions, with a turnover of LE 2.24 billion.
Arab and foreign investors were net sellers at LE 110.14 million, and LE 138.99 million, respectively, while Egyptian investors were net buyers at LE 249.13 million.
Egyptian, Arab and foreign individuals were net sellers at LE 120.3 million, LE 132.34 million, and LE 1.43 million, respectively.
Egyptian and Arab organizations bought at LE 369.45 million, and LE 22.2 million, respectively, while foreign organizations sold at LE 137.56 million.
Qatar National Bank Alahly, Alexandria Mineral Oils Company, and T M G Holding were top gainers of the session at 15.88 percent, 13.83 percent and 11.78 percent, respectively.
Meanwhile, Misr Duty Free Shops, Recap Financial Investments, and Nozha International Hospital were top losers of the session by 12.08 percent, 7.30 percent, and 7.08 percent, respectively.
On Sunday, EGX ended the session in the green zone, EGX30 hiked 2.31 percent, EGX 50 climbed 1.82 percent, EGX 70 rose 1.60 percent, and EGX100 increased 1.61 percent.