Egyptian Exchange


Egypt Flag Egyptian Exchange

Symbol Location Market Cap Status Opening Bell Closing Bell
EGX Cairo,
$42.09 Billion 10:00 AM 2:30 PM

Egyptian Exchange 2018

Egyptian Exchange Table of Contents

Egyptian Exchange by the Numbers

The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) is based in Cairo, Egypt. Below is a break down of key Egyptian Exchange figures.

Market Capitalization

Ranked 47th in Market Capitalization ($42.09 Billion)

Market Cap over Egypt GDP ratio is 16.07%

Egypt Statistics

Ranked 42nd in Gross Domestic Product ($262 Billion)

Ranked 16th in Population (80.47 Million People)

Egyptian Exchange is the 47th largest exchange out of the 79 stock exchanges we track. The Egyptian Exchange's Market Capitalization is $42.09 Billion adjusted US Dollars as of March 2018. Although the primary currency used by the Egyptian Exchange is the Egypt Pound (£).

The population in Egypt is approximately 80.47 Million people and the country has a GDP of $262 Billion adjusted US Dollars. Egypt ranks 16th in terms of population and 27th in terms of GDP out of 240 countries and country equivalents.

Market Capitalization to GDP ratio, which when compared to the historic ratio is an indicator that a market is over or under valued, is 16.07%.

† Market Capitalization and Gross Domestic Product are both converted into U.S. Dollars. Data shown here is from March 2018 and is updated yearly.

When is the Egyptian Exchange Open?

Upcoming Holidays

Coptic Christmas Day January 7, 2019
Revolution Day January 25, 2019
Sinai Liberation Day April 25, 2019
Coptic Easter Sunday April 28, 2019
Labour Day May 1, 2019
Eid al-Fitr June 5, 2019
Eid al-Fitr June 6, 2019
Eid al-Fitr June 7, 2019

Trading Schedule

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Does the Egyptian Exchange close for lunch?

The Egyptian Exchange does not close for lunch. The exchange opens at 10:00 AM and stays open all day until the closing bell at 2:30 PM.

Egyptian Exchange Timezone

The Egyptian Exchange uses the Africa/Cairo timezone for all listed times. This timezone is currently +02:00. Africa/Cairo does not observe Daylight Saving Time (DST).

About the Egyptian Exchange

Egyptian Exchange Currency

The Egyptian Exchange trades shares in Egypt Pound. The official ISO 4217 currency code for Egypt Pound is EGP. The official currency symbol is "£". Note that all dollar values listed on this site, such as market cap, are in U.S. Dollars.

Economy and Geography

The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) is located in Africa and its headquarters is located in Cairo, Egypt. Companies listed on the Egyptian Exchange are primarily Egypt based companies and trade in Egypt Pound. Companies outside of Egypt would be listed in a different exchange. See the full list of exchanges.

Contact the Egyptian Exchange

In most cases, you will want contact your broker instead of contacting the Egyptian Exchange directly. Most general information about the Egyptian Exchange can be found on the web at

To contact the Egyptian Exchange, you can use the information below:

  • Phone Number: +20 2 23941900
  • Email Address:

What's Next?

Check out the Egyptian Exchange Bell Countdown see when the stock market opens next. All holiday closures are taken into account by our Opening/Closing Bell Countdown. You can even turn on/off an opening and closing bell notification sound.

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