Total Market in 2016 vs. 2015
 
  • Despite the challenges witnessed during 2016, the Egyptian market has maintained its second-best performance since the revolution of 2011, whereby the total value traded reached LE 285 billion, compared to LE 248 billion in 2015. 
  • The trading volume recorded more than 69 billion securities, compared to 45 billion securities in 2015. Likewise, the number of transactions recorded more than 6 million during this year versus 4.9 million transactions in 2015. 
  • The value traded of the main market amounted to LE 265 billion in 2016 compared to LE 226 billion in 2015 (including both bonds and deals). Meanwhile, the volume traded of the main market reached 66 billion securities compared to 43 billion securities in 2015.

Markets

2015

2016

+/- %

Trading Value

(EGP Billion)

Trading Volume

(Billion Securities)

Trading Value

(EGP Billion)

Trading Volume

(Billion Securities)

Trading Value

(EGP Billion)

Trading Volume

(Billion Securities)

Main Market

226

43

265

66

17%

53%

Nilex

0.6

0.4

0.9

0.6

50%

50%

OTC

21

1.8

19

2

-10%

11%

Total

248

45

285

69

15%

52%

Source: Egyptian Exchange