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Trading Rules

The Capital Market law and its Executive Regulations are considered the main legislative framework for the trading rules in the Egyptian Exchange, which stipulated that the trading rules should be set by EGX Board of Directors & approved by the Financial Regulatory Authority (FRA). The trading rules include the features of the main trading system in EGX, the sub systems starting from registering clients orders, priorities of acceptance, types of market, criteria of orders inclusion in that markets, in addition to the governing procedures for executing the transactions. The trading rules aim to ensure the existence of sable & fair market for all dealers.

The Trading Manual (Arabic Only)
Price Discovery Session
 Trading Rules Regarding the Determinantes to Consider the Discovery Session’s Price as a New Opening Price (in Arabic)
Closing Price
 Decree No. (300) for the Year 2017 Regarding the Determinants of the Closing Price Calculations (in Arabic)
 Amendments of the Closing Price Determinants at EGX (in Arabic)
Tick Size
 Decree no. 1122 for the Year 2018 Regarding the Tick Size (in Arabic)
Price Limits
 Decree No. (301) for the Year 2017 Regarding the Impact of Cash Dividend on the Share’s Market Price (in Arabic)
Temporary Trading Suspension
 Decree No. (1212) for the Year 2018 Concerning the Temporary Trading Suspension (in Arabic)
 Decree No. (233) for the Year 2017 Regarding Reducing the Period of Temporary Trading Suspension on the Security (in Arabic)
Online Trading
 EFSA Decree No. (316) for the Year 2014 Regarding the Requirements of the Technological Infrastructure and the Required Information Security Systems to Be Provided by the Hosting Service Providers for the Companies Operating in Securities (in Arabic)
 EFSA Decree No. (1005) for the Year 2013 Regarding the Technological Infrastructure of Brokerage Companies and Information Security Systems (in Arabic)
 Decree No. (68) for the Year 2012 Regarding Infrastructure Requirements and Technical Specifications for the Provision of Online Trading (in Arabic)
Online Trading Rules
Intra-day Trading
 Decree No. (1336) for the Year 2014 Regarding the Securities Eligible for Intra-day Trading (in Arabic)
 Decree No. (20) for the Year 2014 Regarding the Amendment of Some of the Executive Rules for Applying the Mechanism of Intra-day Trading (in Arabic)
 EFSA Decree No. (67) for the Year 2012 Regarding the Intra-day Trading Rules (in Arabic)
T+1 Trading Mechanism
 EFSA BOD Decree No. (74) for the Year 2015 Regarding T+1 Trading Mechanism (in Arabic)
Block Trades
 Decree No. (160) Regarding the Executive Procedures of Block Trades (in Arabic) 
 Decree No. (158) Regarding the Block Trades’ Provisions (in Arabic)
 Request to Register Block Trades’ Transactions (in Arabic)
Market Surveillance
 Decree No. (38) for the Year 2017 Regarding the Executive Procedures that Hinder the Corrupt Activities (in Arabic)
 Decree No. (37) for the Year 2017 Regarding the Rules that Hinder the Corrupt Activities (in Arabic)
Margin Trading & Securities Lending and Borrowing
 Margin Trading and Securities Lending and Borrowing Rules 
 Ministerial Decree No. (84) for the Year 2007 Regarding Amending Some Provisions of the Executive Regulations of the Capital Market Law No. 95 for the Year 1992 (in Arabic)
 Ministerial Decree No. (345) for the Year 2011 Regarding Amending Article (295) of the Executive Regulations of Capital Market Law No. 95 of the Year 1992 (in Arabic)
Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
 Decree no. 1123 for the Year 2018 Regarding Amending the Daily Opening Price for the ETFs (in Arabic)
 EFSA Chairman Decree No. (218) for the Year 2014 Regarding Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) (in Arabic)
 Decree No. (133) Regarding the Marker Maker’s Activity on ETFs (in Arabic)
 Decree No. (134) Regarding ETFs Regulations (in Arabic)
Securities Eligible for Specialized Activities
 Decree No. (1337) for the Year 2018 Concerning the Specialized Activities Regulations (in Arabic)
 Decree No. (1211) for the Year 2018 Concerning the Criteria of Adding the New Offering to Categories “A” & “B” (in Arabic)
 Criteria for Securities Eligible for Specialized Activities (in Arabic)
Omnibus Accounts
 Executive Procedures of Omnibus Accounts
Operations Committee Rules
 Decree No. 1254 for the Year 2018 Concerning Allowing Trading Apart from Market Price & Price Limits (in Arabic)
 EGX Operations Committee Rules (in Arabic)
Coding
 Coding Rules (in Arabic)
Mutual Funds
 EFSA BOD Decree No. (53) for the Year 2014 Regarding the Provisions for Mutual Funds’ Compliance (in Arabic)
Others
 An Undertaking Form Regarding Customer Data Collection (in Arabic)