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The rise of 9 sectors on the Egyptian Stock Exchange in a session on Monday, led by transport and shipping services

The performance of the Egyptian Stock Exchange’s sectors indices varied during Monday’s trading, as 9 sectors rose, led by transport and shipping services by 2.9%, followed by the paper and packaging materials sector by 2.47%, followed by the services, industrial products and cars sector by 1.47%, then the trade and distributors sector By 1.16%, then the textiles and durable goods sector by 0.86%, and the communications, media, information technology, health care and pharmaceuticals sectors increased by 0.49%, 0.43%, respectively, and finally the non-banking financial services and real estate sectors increased by 0.07%, 0.04%, respectively.


Eight sectors, led by banks, declined by 1.83%, followed by the building materials sector by 1.02%, followed by the energy and support services sector by 0.89%, then the contracting and engineering construction sector by 0.65%, then the educational services sector by 0.6%, and the tourism and entertainment sector decreased by 0.53%, then the basic resources sector by 0.31%, and finally the food, beverages and tobacco sector by 0.2%.


The Egyptian stock market indices varied, at the conclusion of Monday’s trading session, as the main index declined under pressure from the decline in leading shares, while the EGX70 and EGX100 indices rose amid Arab purchases, and the market capital lost 1.4 billion pounds to close at the level of 692.757 billion pounds.


The trading volume on shares reached 545.7 million securities, with a value of 1.7 billion pounds, through the implementation of 59.8 thousand transactions for 195 companies. The Egyptians’ transactions recorded 88.41% of the total transactions, while foreigners accounted for 7.87%, and the Arabs accounted for 3.72% during today’s trading session. Institutions accounted for 15.83% of the transactions in the stock exchange, and the rest of the transactions belonged to individuals with a rate of 84.16%.


The net transactions of Egyptian and foreign institutions for sale tended to be 74 million pounds and 28.5 million pounds, respectively, while the net transactions of Egyptian, Arab and foreign individuals and Arab institutions for purchase tended to be worth 69 million pounds, 16 million pounds, 13.7 million pounds, and 3.9 million pounds, respectively.


The "EGX30" index declined by 0.45%, to close at the level of 10697 points, and the "EGX50" index rose by 0.82% to close at the level of 2284 points, and the "EGX30" weighted index decreased by 0.37% to close at the level of 13144 points. The "EGX30" total return index fell by 0.5% to close at 4175 points.


While the index of small and medium-sized companies "EGX 70 of equal weights" rose by 1.12% to close at the level of 2602 points, and the "EGX 100 index of equal weights" rose by 0.71% to close at the level of 3571 points, and the index of excellence increased by 1.10% to close at the level of 3105 points.


The shares of 84 companies listed on the stock exchange rose at the close of trading, the shares of 79 companies decreased, and the levels of 32 companies did not change.