The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) has seen an upward trend early Thursday, the first day of the holy month of Ramadan.
By 10:40 am Cairo time, the benchmark EGX30 index inched up 22 points, or 0.10%, to 17,014 points on the back of rising blue-chip stocks.
The small- and mid-cap index EGX70 edged up 0.51% to 851.7 points, while the broader EGX100 index added 0.51% to 2,189.6 points.
The equal-weighted EGX50 index went up 0.20% to 2,918.5 points.
Trading volume amounted to around 21.5 million shares exchanged at a turnover of EGP 101.9 million through 2,400 transactions.
Foreign and Arab investors were net buyers with EGP 3 million and EGP 4 million, respectively, while Egyptian investors were net sellers with EGP 7 million.