The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) rebounded on closing for the weekend on Thursday, backed by purchases of foreign institutions and investment funds.
The market capital achieved gains worth 11.2 billion pounds to reach 476 billion pounds, after transactions hit about 890.6 billion pounds.
The EGX 30 benchmark index leapfrogged by 3.39 percent to close at 8,399.89 points.
The broader EGX 70 index of the leading smaller and mid cap enterprises (SME) rose by 2.01 percent to 542.51 points.
The all-embracing EGX 100 index also increased by 2.3 percent to close at 1,030.54 points.