EGX Capital Gains EGP 9 Billion Last Week

The Egyptian Exchange indexes closed this week up and the market capital gained EGP 9.2 billion to hit EGP 479.4 billion or 1.9 percent higher than the week before, refreshed by a inauguration of the New Suez Canal.

During the course of the week, the benchmark index EGX30 jumped 1.29 percent to 8,192 points, said a weekly report issued by the Egyptian Exchange.

The broader EGX70 index of the leading smaller and mid cap enterprises (SME) soared 3.0 percent, reaching 459 points.

The all-embracing EGX100 index was also up 2.82 percent to hit 944 points.