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The Egyptian Exchange indexes posted collective gains on the first trading day in 2018, amid purchase operations by foreign institutions and investment funds.
The market capital gained EGP four billion to reach EGP 828.9 billion, after transactions hit EGP 604.9 million.
The EGX 30 benchmark index upped by 0.03 percent to reach 15,023.76 points.
The broader EGX 70 index of the leading smaller and mid cap enterprises (SMEs) increased by 0.93 percent to reach 835.36 points.
The all-embracing EGX 100 index rose by 0.54 percent to record 1,983.32 points.