The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) indexes went up during the morning trading on Tuesday 15/3/2016 backed by share purchases by investors after the Central Bank reduced the value of the Egyptian pound against the US dollar by nearly 15% to hit EGP 8.85 per dollar.
The market capital achieved gains worth EGP 7.4 billion to reach EGP 435.4 billion.
The EGX 30 benchmark index soared 1.73 per cent, recording 7,124.75 points.
The all-embracing EGX 100 index also rose 1.11 per cent to reach 766.69 points.
Source: All Africa