The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) indexes were all down at the close of trading Monday affected by the negative data emerging about China's manufacturing sector, which slipped in December, amid intensive share sales by Arab institutions and mutual funds.
The market capital lost about EGP 4.4 billion to hit EGP 427.8 billion after transactions reached EGP 619.7 million.
The main benchmark EGX 30 index went down by 1.5 percent reaching 6,982.25 points.
The broader EGX 70 index of the leading small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) dropped by 1.88 percent recording 376.49 points.
The overall EGX 100 index declined 1.64 percent reaching 783.22 points.