The main EGX30 index saw a slight increase at the close of Wednesday's trading session with a 0.06 percent jump, recording 6,723.64 points. The small- and middle-sized stocks EXG70 index remained the same, recording 535.55 points. The broader EGX100 fell by 0.05 percent, recording 908.8 points.
Trading volume reached LE462.3 million and the capital market gained LE500 million.
Observers attributed the variation in stock exchange indexes to profit-taking and settlement of investment debts. The decline in trading volume reflects a weak selling trend that took place only to settle debts.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm