The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) closed Wednesday’s trading session, the last day of Egypt’s presidential elections, on a mixed note.
The benchmark EGX30 index added 35.08 points, or 0.2%, closing at 17,305.51 points.
The EGX70 index slid 0.72% to 863.48 points, and the EGX100 index shed 0.75% to 2,220 points.
Trading volume reached nearly 719 million shares exchanged at a turnover of EGP 2.2 billion through 41,700 transactions.
Market capitalisation lost EGP 1.7 billion, ending the session at EGP 968.07 billion.
Foreign investors were net buyers with EGP 173.9 million, while Egyptian and Arab investors were net sellers with EGP 124.4 million and EGP 49.5 million, respectively.
The heavyweight Commercial International Bank (CIB) went up 0.57% to EGP 88.61 with a turnover of EGP 64.26 million.
Palm Hills led gainers with 15.8%, followed by Orascom Telecom and Egyptian Resorts which rose 8.86% and 6.03%, respectively.
On the other hand, Juhayna Food Industries topped declining blue chips with 5.81%, followed by GB Auto and Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) which fell 4.72% and 4.33%, respectively.