Capital market earns LE5 bn

In spite of the Galaa Square bombing, stock indices went up on Tuesday due to purchases by foreign and Egyptian investors, while Arab investors tended to sell.
Traders said foreigners continue to invest because they are confident the government is fighting terrorism.
The main EGX30 index rose by 1.79 percent to hit 8,026.92 points, the small and medium stocks EGX70 index rose by 1.01 to 598.13 points and the broader EGX100 index rose by 1.08 percent to 1,049.64 points.
Total trading reached LE884.4 million and the market gained LE5 billion to close at LE473.8 billion.pounds at the end of trading.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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