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EGX dips in red for 2nd session in row

EGX dips in red for 2nd session in row

ArabFinance: Egyptian Stock Exchange (EGX) closed Wednesday’s session in red.

The benchmark index EGX30 decreased 1.05% and closed at 14,841.38 points; the small and medium-sized enterprises index EGX70 shed 0.12% to close at 552.66 points and the broader index EGX100 fell 0.15% to close at 1,466.87 points.

Trading volume reached 166 million shares, with a total value of EGP 2.84 billion over 23,220 trades. Market capitalization amounted to EGP 770.5 billion.

Today, the gainers reached 48 companies of the total listed stocks (172), while decliners were 72 companies, and unchanged were amounting to 52 companies.

Egyptian investors made 72.76% of today's action, while Arab investors recorded 2.46% and foreign investors made 24.78%.

Egyptian investors were net sellers by EGP 616.5 million, while foreign and Arab investors were net buyers by EGP 612.57 million and EGP 3.9 million, respectively.

Individuals made 15.89% of trades, versus 84.10% by Institutions.

You can see the best & the worst performers by price, here.

Moreover, the volume leaders were Orascom Investment Holding (OIH), which went down 0.28% to close at EGP 0.7, with 25.5 million shares in volume.

Qalaa Holdings (CCAP) came second, rising 0.74% to close at EGP 2.69, with 16.97 million shares in volume.

This was followed by Arabia Investment Holding (AIND) that hiked 8.67% and closed at EGP 0.47, with 16.7 million shares in volume.

Ezz Steel (ESRS) grew 7.36% to close at EGP 10.9, with 10.19 million, followed by Porto Group (PORT) that fell 1.06% to close at EGP 0.74, with 7.3 million shares in volume.

Below is the market summary of all the stocks today:

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