The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) indices managed to recoup their losses incurred at the close of Sunday's trading, backed by intensive purchase from institutions and foreign investment funds.
The market capital achieved gains worth about 4.2 billion pounds to reach 379.8 billion pounds, after transactions which hit about 844.3 billion pounds.
The EGX 30 benchmark index went down by 1.66 percent to reach 5,760.19 points.
The broader EGX 70 index of the leading smaller and mid cap enterprises (SME) declined by 1.51 percent to 331.33 points.
The all-embracing EGX 100 index dropped by about 2.02 percent to close at 689.56 points.