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Egyptian Exchange

MIC / Acronym
Market Cap
$39.75 Billion
Trading Hours
10:00 AM -
2:30 PM

Egyptian Exchange 2020

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.

The MIC code for the Egyptian Exchange is XCAI (operating MIC XCAI).

Market Capitalization

Egyptian Exchange as a Market Capitalization of $39.75 Billion. By market cap, Egyptian Exchange is ranked 49 out of the 144 stock markets we track.

† Market Capitalization and Gross Domestic Product are both converted into U.S. Dollars. Data shown here is from March 2020 and is updated yearly.

When is the Egyptian Exchange Open?

Upcoming Holidays

Mawlid October 29, 2020
Bank Holiday January 1, 2021
Christmas January 7, 2021
Revolution Day January 25, 2021
Ramadan April 12, 2021
Ramadan April 13, 2021
Ramadan April 14, 2021
Ramadan April 15, 2021
View all EGX holidays »

Trading Schedule

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM — Opening Session
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM — Trading Session
Real-Time Countdown »
Does the Egyptian Exchange close for lunch?

The Egyptian Exchange does not close for lunch. Continuous trading begins at 10:00 AM and continues 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. Referred to by its abbreviation EET. Cairo does not observe Daylight Saving Time (DST).

About the Egyptian Exchange

Egyptian Exchange Currency

The Egyptian Exchange trades shares in Egyptian Pounds. The official ISO 4217 currency code for Egyptian Pound is EGP. The official currency symbol is "£".

Note: all dollar values listed on this site, such as market cap, are in U.S. Dollars, unless otherwise noted.

EGP Currency Info

Economy and Geography

The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) is located in Africa (Northern Africa) and its headquarters is located in Cairo, Egypt. The capital of Egypt is Cairo. You can browse all markets by country if needed.

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:

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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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