Cairo: Egypt's benchmark EGX30 Index fell for the second time in three days, losing 0.3 per cent to 4,920.96 at the close.
The following shares were active on the Egyptian Exchange: B-Tech jumped 7.9 per cent, the most in more than three months, to 2.88 Egyptian pounds (Dh1.75). The appliances retailer and unit of Olympic Group Financial Investments will pay a 19-piaster dividend on May 10. The company hasn't paid dividends to shareholders in two years, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.
Egyptian Co for Mobile Services advanced 1.1 per cent to 194.79 pounds, the highest level in almost two years. Egypt's second-biggest mobile-network operator said the board will give an assessment of France Telecom SA's bid to buy Mobinil shares.