The performance of the Egyptian Stock Exchange sectors’ indices varied, during yesterday’s trading session, as 12 sectors, led by transport and shipping services, decreased by 4.36%, followed by the trade and distributors sector by 1.92%, followed by the tourism and entertainment sector by 1.44%, then the communications, media and information technology sector by 0.98 %, then the food, beverages and tobacco sector by 0.74%, the contracting and engineering construction sector decreased by 0.53%, the basic resources sector decreased by 0.46%, and the building materials sector decreased by 0.37%.
The energy and support services sector declined by 0.25%, followed by the banking sector by 0.14%, followed by the paper and packaging materials sector by 0.03%, and finally the services sector, industrial products and cars by 0.01%, while the real estate and educational services sectors stabilized, while 3 sectors increased, namely services Non-banking finance, textiles and durable goods, health care and pharmaceuticals accounted for 0.53%, 0.51%, and 0.06%, respectively.
The Egyptian Stock Exchange ended the trading of today’s session, Wednesday, the last session of the week, with a collective decline of indices under Arab and foreign sales pressures, amid low trading volumes, and the market capital lost 5.2 billion pounds to close at 740.785 billion pounds.
The volume of trading on shares reached 303.1 million securities, with a value of 626.8 million pounds, through the implementation of 29.2 thousand transactions for 196 companies. The Egyptians’ transactions recorded 71.73% of the total transactions, while foreigners accounted for 13.48%, and the Arabs accounted for 14.79% during today’s trading session. Institutions accounted for 32.37% of the transactions in the stock exchange, and the rest of the transactions belonged to individuals with a share of 67.62%.
The net transactions of Arab and foreign individuals and Egyptian, Arab and foreign institutions for sale tended to be worth 11.8 million pounds, 2.7 million pounds, 1.02 million pounds, 8.8 million pounds and 25.7 million pounds, respectively, while the net transactions of Egyptian individuals tended to buy at a value of 50 million pounds.
The “EGX30” index declined by 0.37%, to close at the level of 11,499 points, and the “EGX50” index fell by 0.2% to close at the level of 1995 points, and the “EGX30” weighted index decreased by 0.4% to close at the level of 13,604 points. And the “EGX30 total return” index fell by 0.36% to close at the level of 4540 points.
The index of small and medium-sized companies “EGX 70 of equal weights” decreased by 0.46% to close at the level of 2130 points, and the “EGX 100 of equal weights” index fell by 0.47% to close at the level of 3126 points, and the index of excellence increased by 1.21% to close at the level of 4734 Points, and the treasury bond index jumped 0.15% to close at 1154 points.
Shares of 28 companies listed on the stock exchange rose at the close of trading, shares of 86 companies fell, and the levels of 83 companies did not change.