The Egyptian stock market gained LE700 million, supported by purchases of Egyptian investors, and the market capitalization of the listed stocks closed at LE526.214 billion.
The main EGX 30 index rose by 0.32 percent to 9,811 points, the small and medium-sized stocks EGX 70 index rose by 0.72 percent to 637.3 points and the EGX 100 index rose by 0.59 percent to 1,167 points.
Total trading hit LE849.8 million over 175.5 million shares in 27,800 transactions.
Egyptian investors bought for LE4.3 million, while Arab and foreign investors sold for LE410,600 and LE3.8 million respectively.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm