When was the Cairo Stock Exchange and Alexandria Stock Exchanges established?
The Alexandria Stock Exchange was officially established first in 1883, followed by Cairo in 1903. The two Exchanges were very active in the 1940’s and Alexandria Stock Exchange was ranked the fifth in the World. For more information about the history of EGX, please refer to EGX history page. The Presidential Decree No. 51 for year 1997, re-defined the legal structure of the Exchanges and accordingly EGX have two locations: Cairo and Alexandria but they have one Chairman and one Board of Directors.