The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) rose at the close of trading on Monday thanks to strong purchases by Arab and foreign investors after a day of losses. The EGX 30 benchmark index ratcheted up 0.66 percent to stand at 5738.96 points. The broader EGX 70 index of the leading smaller and mid cap enterprises (SME) climbed by 0.24 percent, reaching 488.16 points. The all-embracing EGX 100 index followed suit with 0.51 percent, taking the index down to 826.24 points. Yesterday, the bourse\'s market capital lost EGP 2.2 billion to stand at EGP 385.9 billion.