EGX rose broadly on first day of thenew year

Wednesday 02 January 2019 11:45 PM

EGX Building
EGX Building

By Ragab Ezz El-Deen

The Egyptian Stock Exchange ended trades on first day of the New Year on an upbeat note amid heavy purchases led by foreigners and Egyptians.

EGX30 rose by 1.29 percent to 13204pts, EGX70 by 0.59 percent to 697pts, the broader EGX100 by 0.63 percent to 1738pts, EGX50 by 0.92 percent to 2169pts, EGX20 by 0.83 percent to 13275pts.

Trades on stocks recorded EGP459mln, as Egyptian, foreign corporations, and foreign investors bought stocks worth EGP15.8mln, EGP23.9mln, and EGP315,000 respectively.

Egyptians, Arabs and Arab corporations sold stocks worth EGP11.3mln, EGP6.6mln and EGP22.1mln respectively.