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US dollar registers new peak, jumps to EGP 19 at HSBC

The US dollar price jumped against the Egyptian pound to register its highest level ever at the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) and banks operating in the domestic market on Wednesday. The official price of the US dollar against the Egyptian pound, according to the CBE’s transactions on Wednesday, registered EGP 18.4507 for buying and …

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CPA forms committee to examine Heinz production lines

The Consumer Protection Agency (CPA) formed a committee consisting of representatives from the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Supply, the Industrial Control Authority (ICA), and the CPA, to examine the quality and safety of production lines of the Cairo-based Heinz Egypt factory, in order to ensure their commitment to quality and safety standards, according …

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Minimal trading among banks on first day of inter bank mechanism

The trading of US dollar among banks on the first day of implementing the inter bank mechanism witnessed limited transactions on Sunday. The highest price of the US currency registered EGP 16.55. This is the first time banks are allowed to implement the decision of setting the exchange rate, after the Central Bank of Egypt …

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Dealers are seen at the Egyptian stock exchange market in Cairo. Only seven stocks rose, 156 fell and nine remained unchanged Photo by Mohamed Omar

EGX jumps by 6.1% during Sunday’s trading

The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) recorded the highest daily rise in trading in three years since 2013. The main index EGX30 recorded growth of 6.1% reaching 9,349 points, its record high since March 2015. The rise occurred on the back of the Central Bank of Egypt’s (CBE) decision to float the Egyptian pound on Thursday. The …

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NBE, Banque Misr raise limits on card usage abroad

Vice chairperson of the National Bank of Egypt (NBE) Yehia Aboul Fotouh said that the bank will raise the limit previously imposed on its cards for usage abroad on Sunday. He added that the bank also approved selling $300 to travellers who are not clients, whereas travellers who have had accounts at the bank for …

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