The main index of the Egyptian Stock Exchange EGX30 decreased by 1.98% at the close of today’s session, stable at the level of 10498.5 points, and the EGX70 EWI index decreased by 3.34% at the level of 2598.9 points.
The EGX50 index of equal weights also recorded a decline of 3.46%, stable at the level of 2222.3 points, and the “EGX30 capped” index decreased by 2.18%, stable at the level of 12787.2 points, and the broader EWI EGX100 index fell by 3.29%, stable at the level of 3535.7 points.
The market recorded trading values of 1.5 billion pounds, through the circulation of 410.93 million shares, by carrying out 52.9 thousand buying and selling operations, after trading was done on the shares of 195 restricted companies, of which 18 shares rose, and the prices of 136 securities declined, while the prices of 41 shares did not change. Others, to settle the market capitalization of listed shares at the level of 692.2 billion pounds, losing about 18.2 billion pounds during the session.
The net transactions of Egyptians alone tended to sell at a value of 86 million pounds, with an acquisition rate of 89.62% of the buying and selling transactions on shares, while the net transactions of Arabs and foreigners tended to buy, recording 45.13 million pounds and 40.9 million pounds, respectively, with an acquisition rate of 5.16%. and 5.22% of the transactions.
Individuals carried out 77.73% of the transactions, heading towards buying, with the exception of foreign individuals who recorded a net sale of 80.3 thousand pounds, while institutions captured 22.27% of the transactions heading towards buying, with the exception of local institutions that recorded a net sale of 224 million pounds, while Arab and foreign institutions recorded , a net purchase of 5.89 million pounds, 40.98 million pounds.
The declines were led by the shares of “Egypt Duty Free” and “Chinese”, with a decrease of 20.82% and 16.02%, respectively, followed by the right to subscribe to “Mena Investments” and the shares of “Pachin”, with a decrease of 14.63% and 9.67%.
The article The Stock Exchange closed down 2%… and its market capital lost 18.2 billion pounds. It was written in the Al Borsa newspaper.