The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) indexes turned a blind eye to Helwan terrorist attack, which took place Sunday morning and left eight policemen killed.
The market capital recorded gains of about 900 million pounds to reach 407.9 billion pounds, amid transactions which reached 1.2 billion pounds.
The EGX 30 main benchmark index was up by 0.32 percent to hit 7,571.7 points.
The broader EGX 70 index of the leading smaller and mid cap enterprises (SME) increased by about 0.51 percent, reaching 369.89 points.
The all-embracing EGX 100 index followed suit with 0.46 percent, taking the index up to 781.43 points.