The performance of the Egyptian stock indexes varied at the end of Tuesday's trading session, amid selling by institutions and foreign investment funds on shares of major companies for profit-earning.
Arab and Egyptian investors favored purchases in the latest round of trading.
Market capitalization lost about LE480 million to reach LE410.9 billion amid transactions of about LE421 million.
The main stock index EGX fell by about 0.11 percent to stop at 6,461.32 points. Investors purchases pushed up the EGX 70 of small and medium shares by 0.21 percent to reach 525.79 points.
The broader EGX 100 gained about 0.31 percent to stop at 885.69 points.
The shares of 64 companies recorded a decline during the day's trading. The shares of 83 companies rose, while 31 companies' shares maintained their position.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm