Mohamed Samir

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Mohamed Samir is an economic and political journalist, and analyst specialising in the Middle East. Over the past decade, he covered Egypt’s and the MENA region’s financial, business, and geopolitical updates. He is currently the Deputy Executive Editor of the Daily News Egypt.

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How Egyptians coped with soaring prices???

Egypt, a country with a population of 90m, where more than 28% of them live below the poverty line, has been struggling with economic challenges and political turmoil since the 25 January Revolution in 2011. In November 2016, the government started to implement the economic reform programme backed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which …

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The four different AI and automation influenced worlds that may emerge by 2030 

In the recent years, the world has been undergoing a transformation of the way work occurs. Automation and Artificial intelligence are on the rise, replacing human jobs, doing their tasks and changing the skills that organisations look for in their employees. PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)  the leading professional services firm has conducted a research that begun in …

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CBE raises banks’ reserve requirement

The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) decided to raise the reserve requirement ratio of banks from 10% to 14%. The bank announced on Tuesday that this resolution will be applied starting 10 October. The CBE had maintained the reserve requirement ratio at 14% since 2001 until 2012, which was reduced gradually after the 25 January …

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