Bourse loses LE15.5b, EGX30 drops 2.3%
CAIRO, June 5, 2018 - The Egyptian Exchange indices dropped collectively at the close of Tuesday's trading session amid sell-offs by local and Arab institutions.
The benchmark index EGX30 went down 2.33 per cent to close at 16,022.11 points.
The small and mid-cap index EGX70 dropped 1.57 per cent to close at 818.69 points.
The broader index EGX100 decreased by 1.65 per cent, to close at 2,085.01 points.
Market capitalisation lost about LE15.5 billion to hit LE912.1 billion amid transactions that reached around LE849.9 million.
The Bourse halted trading on 26 companies for exceeding the allowed 5 per cent decline limit in a single session.