The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) gained LE 150 billion in the first quarter of 2018, according to the bourse's quarter annual report.
The market capital stood at about LE 974.2 billion against LE 924 billion in the same period last year.
The EGX 30 benchmark index hit a historical record of 2.16% rise to register 17,450 points at the end of March.
The broader EGX 70 index of the leading
smaller and mid cap enterprises (SME) upped 5.27% recording 871 points.
The all-embracing EGX 100 index rose 13.5% to 2,238 points.
The trading volume over the first three months of 2018 reached 19.7 million shares traded through 1,9 million transactions with a turnover of LE 112 billion.