The Egyptian Stock Exchange’s (EGX) indices witnessed a negative performance on March 15.
The benchmark index EGX 30 decreased 0.6 % to close at 11,222.33 points.
The small and medium-sized enterprises index EGX 70 went down 2.71% to close at 2,143.85 points, while the broader index EGX 100 closed at 3,141.71 points, marking a decrease of 2.25%.
Trading volume reached 541 million shares executed through 40,900 transactions, with a total value of EGP 1.124 billion. Market capitalization amounted to EGP 680.630 billion.
Egyptian investors made up 82.29% of total transactions, while foreign and Arab investors accounted for 10.71% and 7%, respectively.
Individuals represented 70.44% of total trades, while institutions contributed to 29.55%.
The top five performers by trading volume were Orascom Investment Holding, Orascom Financial Holding, Egyptian for Developing Building Materials (Lift Slab Misr), Atlas for Investment and Food Industries, and Porto Group Holding.
However, the worst top performers by price were Orange Egypt, Vodafone, Souhag National Food industries, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK – Egypt), and The Holding for financial and Investment.