EGX's indexes fell by 8.5 percent in bloody week

Thursday 20 September 2018 09:06 PM


By Mona Abd El-Bary
Egyptian Stock Exchange ended on Thursday the week's trades on a down note, as it recorded losses across the board with marketing capital losing EGP70bn and indexes sliding by 8 and 8.5 percent.
Foreigners' sell-offs continued for four consecutive sessions before resuming purchasing in Thursday's session, driving down  their weekly trades by EGP826mln.
EGX30's benchmark fell weekly by 8 percent to 14083pts, EGX70 by 8.2 percent to 682pts, and the broader EGX100 by 8.4 percent to 1740pts.
EGX's capitalization lost EGP70bn this week to close at EGP780bn down from EGP850bn a week earlier.
After gaining by 1.87 percent throughout the day, EGX30 fell on Thursday by 0.11 percent to close at 14083pts