The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) indexes turned a blind eye to the trial of ousted president Mohamed Morsi and achieved collective gains at the close of Wednesday's trading amid intensive purchases by Arab and foreign investors.
The market capital gained 2.8 billion pounds to hit 432.29 billion pounds, after transactions reached about one billion pounds.
The EGX 30 main benchmark index was up 1.27 percent to close at 6,887.48 points. The broader EGX 70 index of the leading smaller and mid cap enterprises (SME) rose 0.88 percent, reaching 554.09 points. The all-embracing EGX 100 index increased 0.95 percent to close at 939.73 points