The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) indices continued their upward trend on Thursday for the third consecutive session, backed by intensive purchases by foreign and Arab institutions and investment funds.
The market capital gained about 5.1 billion pounds to reach 421.5 billion pounds.
The EGX 30 benchmark index leapfrogged by 2.79 percent to reach 6,669.8 points.
The broader EGX 70 index of the leading smaller and mid cap enterprises (SME) went up by 1.37 percent to 364.09 points.
The all-embracing EGX 100 index also increased by 1.23 percent to close at 760.95 points.