The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) closed down
on Thursday down amid selling operations by Arab and foreign investment funds and institutions.
The market capital lost about EGP 2.2 billion to hit EGP 498 billion, after transactions of about EGP 492.4 billion.
The main benchmark EGX 30 index went down by 1.4 percent reaching 8780.76 points.
The broader EGX 70 index of the leading small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) dropped by 0.83 percent recording 463.63 points.
The overall EGX 100 index was down 0.71 percent reaching 978.66 points.