Intensive purchases by foreign investors drove up the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) indices at the close of Wednesday's trading.
The market capital gained about 3.8 billion pounds to hit 517.4 billion pounds, amid transactions which reached about 802 million pounds.
The EGX 30 benchmark index went up by 1.28 percent to close at 9,304.98 points.
The broader EGX 70 index of the leading smaller and mid cap enterprises (SME) rose 0.05 percent to hit 628, 69 points.
The all-embracing EGX 100 index also increased by 0.53 percent to close at 1,140.04 points.