The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) closed Thursday’s trading session in red territory, dragged down by foreign sell-off.
The benchmark EGX30 index went down 66.83 points, or 0.44%, finishing the session at 15,146 points.
The small- and mid-cap EGX70 index slid 0.35% to 717.16 points, while the broader EGX100 index slipped 0.38% to 1,811 points.
The equal-weighted EGX50 index tumbled 0.39% to 2,469 points.
Trading volume amounted to nearly 241.7 million shares exchanged at a turnover of EGP 990.9 million through 28,280 transactions.
Foreign investors were net sellers with EGP 23,600, while Egyptian and Arab investors were net buyers with EGP 2.7 million and EGP 20.8 million, respectively.
The heavyweight Commercial International Bank (CIB) fell 1.35% to EGP 73.62, with a turnover of EGP 91.6 million.
Market capitalisation lost EGP 3.2 billion and closed at EGP 836.26 billion.